Posts by Kiley Thompson

Smart College Visiting: Checking Out Three Urban Campuses in Two Days

It’s July. School is out. And with a rising junior in the house, we’re taking every chance to visit college...

Freak Out: What to Tell The Sophomore Who Just Realized They Only Have Two Years Left

Reality set in for my sophomore at dinner the other night. I like to call it the Sophomore Freak Out. Let’s...

What is ZeeMee? Everything You Need to Know About The Admissions-Friendly Social Media

ZeeMee is a college admissions specific social media tool, allowing a student to create a multimedia profile about themselves to be viewed by counselors. At this writing, over 220 colleges and universities and 15,000 high schools partner with ZeeMee, so there's a good chance you or your student already is, or about to be, on the ZeeMee bandwagon. Find out more ...

4 Times ‘Gilmore Girls’ Lorelai Made Rory’s College Career Harder

As long-time superfans of this show, we couldn’t be happier about a new Gilmore Girls! But as college admissions experts, they had us cringing at Lorelai and her attitude surrounding Rory’s college search process. Don’t get us wrong: We love Lorelai! Coffee coffee coffee! But a lot of her choices during Rory’s final Chilton years and how she supports (or doesn’t support) Rory’s decision-making process is a parent’s college search nightmare...

#CampusChat is moving!

#CampusChat is moving!

Big news! After today's chat, we are moving CampusChat back to evening hours! (Starting on Thursday, November 3, 2016.)