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    College Planning Blog
    Category: College Visits

    The Overnight: Visit College Up Close

    Written by Terri Houston on December 21, 2018

    If you want a true sense of college life, do more than the typical college visit and spend a night on campus. You’ll literally become part of the school’s environment. When you walk across the campus, you’ll see, feel and learn what it’s like to be a student. In fact, the actual students probably won’t […]

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    Five Must-Do College Visit Tips

    Written by Kevin Krebs on May 25, 2018

    Many high school students enter the process of choosing a college with a preconceived notion of what they want or don’t want.   For instance, I often hear, “I know I don’t want to go to a college that’s smaller than my high school.” In response to that, I say, “How do you know? The […]

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    Campus Visit: University of Missouri

    Written by Will Wagner on June 22, 2017

    Check out this chillin’ day at the University of Missouri, aka, MIZZOU, from a PFA student’s recent campus tour. Pictured are the university’s Ionic columns with Jesse Hall in the backdrop. The columns stand as the most recognizable symbol of the university. Thanks for sharing!

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    Seven Must-See Midwest College Visits

    Written by Will Wagner on June 13, 2017

      Here are seven great one and two-day college visit options with most of the schools within a two-hour drive of each other.    #1: Indiana DePauw University (small, private, liberal arts, rural, selective) Butler University (medium sized, private, urban, selective) Indiana University (large, public research institution, large college town, selective)  #2: Illinois and Iowa […]

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    Campus Visits Kick Off College Planning

    Written by Will Wagner on May 30, 2017

      If you are a high school freshman or sophomore and just beginning to think about college, you’ll be relieved to know it’s as easy as starting from your own backyard.   We at Partners For Achievement believe families residing in the Chicago metropolitan area are at a distinct advantage with dozens of colleges ranging […]

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