New York University

New York, NY: One of the nation’s top schools is located right in downtown Manhattan. Let’s get one fact out of the way: As far as athletics goes, New York University has few options, basically because they don’t have room for playing fields. There is a soccer team, though, and if anyone is interested in watching a game, just head […]


Henniker, NH: New England College provides students with a learning environmentwhere the professors are friendly and helpful. The campus has traditional NewEngland charm. Many of the buildings are converted old houses. Classrooms aresmall, since they never hold more than 10 to 20 students. And NEC does notrequire SAT scores! The campus is nestled in Henniker, NH. Since thebuildings are scattered […]

Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv, Israel: Everthink about attending a university overseas? Tel Aviv University is in the center of this major city inIsrael. Surrounded by the beach, stores and coffee shops, TAU can be a wonderful experience foranyone. This past summer when I paid a visit, I realized it offers everything any great school inthe United States does, and even more. TAU […]

Connecticut College

New London, CT: One doesn’t need to look farther than Connecticut College’s admissions booklet and web page to realize that this school offers an incredible undergraduate academic environment. After spending a night in a residential hall, meeting interesting people at the snack shop and watching a girls’ lacrosse game, it is clear Connecticut College has the feel I am looking […]

Grinnell College

Name of campus: Grinnell College City/state: Grinnell, Iowa Distance from Chicago: about 300 miles Number of students: 1600 students Tuition: 45,000 (same for in state and out of state) What I liked: Grinnell College may not be your typical name brand school, such as Yale or Harvard, but you are guaranteed to get just as good an education. Not many […]


Fordham University New York, NY: I remember thinking why am I even here?I do not want to go to college in the city, especially not New York. One hears somany stories about how dangerous the streets are. Why would I want to be in aplace like this for the next four years of my life? That question was about to […]

Suffolk University

Boston, MA: Suffolk University is located in downtown Boston. It has 13buildings including classrooms, art studios, libraries, the C. Walsh theater, five computer centers,engineering and science labs, a gym and fitness center and a residence hall overlooking Boston Common, oneof the best views in town. Transportation in Boston is not a problem; the subway system can take you to aRed […]