Posts by Kiley Thompson

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Taking A Gap Year or Leave of Absence: CampusChat Live

On Thursday, April 30, the Smart College Visit team celebrated “National Decision Day” Eve on Facebook Live. We’re usually celebrating...

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Coronavirus Impact: What Has Your College Decided to Do for Fall 2020?

Update: The California State University system is planning to cancel nearly all in-person classes until spring semester 2021, according to...

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College Essays in the Time of COVID-19: CampusChat Live

On Wednesday, April 15, the Smart College Visit team tried something new… for the second time. We went live on...

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Refunding Tuition: Is Online College Not Worth Full Price?

Colleges around the country closed their campuses in March, moving thousands of college students home, and their classes online. As...

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Coronavirus Impact: Choosing to Take A Semester or Year Off of College

As more colleges start to consider staying online for fall 2020, we’re reading more advice and news about what students...