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Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 06/24/2010

College Tour '10 resumes (with links)

For rising high school seniors, the frenzied college admissions season is about to begin -- if it hasn't already. And our College Tour '10 resumes. Here are links to student and parent impressions of schools visited this year. Send us your own.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:40 AM ET, 06/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Life, College Life | Tags:  College Tour '10, admissions process, campus visits, college admissions, college admissions process, college essay topics, college essays, college visits, common app, common app essays, common applicaiton preview, common application, common application essays, deciding on colleges, how to write a college esssay, the best college essays, visiting campuses, visiting colleges

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 04/22/2010

Bill Gates's college tour

Bill Gates just finished his three-day 2010 College Tour, during which he went five of the country's most elite schools and urged the brightest minds to work on overcoming the world's biggest problems. In the United States, urban education is one of those problems, but Gates's own record on school reform is hardly stellar.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 04/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Gates, Bill Gates and college tour, gates foundation, gates foundation and education reform

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 04/14/2010

College Tour '10: Tell us about your visits

Tell us about your college visits and view our map with postings from others. And learn about another way you can visit a college without actually visiting.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:04 PM ET, 04/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Tour '10 | Tags:  College Tour '10, Collegiate Choice Walking Tours, visiting campuses

Posted at 11:20 PM ET, 03/29/2010

College Tour '10 begins

Today we will start posting your write-ups about college visits you are making this spring. Read on to see what parents and students are saying about their visits to different campuses.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:20 PM ET, 03/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Tour '10 | Tags:  college admissions, college tour '10, college visits

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 03/16/2010

College Tour ’10: Tell us about your college visits

It's that time of year when high school juniors hit the road with their families to visit colleges and universities. We want you to tell us about your experiences, and we'll post them for readers to learn about places they don't have time to visit.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:06 PM ET, 03/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Tour '10, College Tour '10 | Tags:  college admissions, college tour