Monday, October 31, 2016

College of the Day: Liberty University

Near Roanoke College, about four and a half hours south in Virginia, is a storied - though fairly new - college called Liberty University. Liberty University stays very close to its Christian fundamentals, and you can count on your experience to be closely tied to Christian beliefs. The typical freshman earned a 20 on the ACT and had a high school GPA of about 3.3, and academic scholarships start a 2.7 GPA.

Friday, October 28, 2016

College of the Day: Kutztown University

Located about two and a half hours away, just past Reading, Pennsylvania, is Kutztown University. Kutztown is part of Pennsylvania's state system of higher education, and is considered to be strong in health sciences, education, arts, and business majors. Most admitted students had GPAs near 3.1 and an ACT score of 20.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

College of the Day: Elizabeth City State University

Located in the outer banks of North Carolina, Elizabeth City State University. The minimum GPA is 2.3, and the minimum combined SAT is 800. Students can focus on any of 37 academic majors, and offers a beautiful location to attend an HBCU.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

College of the Day: University of Maryland Eastern Shore

The University of Maryland's Eastern Shore campus offers you an affordable in-state college tuition, attainable admissions criteria, and the opportunity to study far enough from home that you'll feel like you actually went away to college. A historically black college, UMES has more history than most Maryland colleges. What's more, UMES's admissions standards are also more flexible than most Maryland colleges.


Tuesday, October 25, 2016

College of the Day: Haverford College

Haverford College is a liberal arts college located near the King of Prussia mall near Philadelphia that has had a very long connection with Bryn Mawr College. For many years, Haverford was the men's college as Bryn Mawr's brother, but now, Haverford is actually 47% men. Haverford boasts a 9 to 1 student to faculty ratio, but admission is quite competitive. Over 90% of their students graduate in the top tenth of their high school class, and score close to 700 on each SAT test.

Monday, October 24, 2016

College of the Day: Globe Institute of Technology

Right in the garment district of New York City, Globe Institute of Technology is an accredited post-secondary institution that offers both associates and bachelors degrees in fields related to business, technology, health, hospitality, and sports science management.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

College of the Day: The College of William & Mary

A little larger than Pittsburgh's Duquesne University and a little farther away in colonial Williamsburg, The College of William & Mary is a very well known and very historic liberal arts college of great distinction. As one would expect from the institution that educated Thomas Jefferson, the standards and competition are high, and the outcomes are equally remarkable. Oh yeah, two alumni are The Daily Show's Jon Stewart and Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

College of the Day: York College of Pennsylvania

York College is located just an hour north of here, and is frequently chosen by many Baltimore County students because it offers attractive financial aid for students who have a GPA above 2.75. YCP is recommended for students in the top half of their class who want to move away for college, but are a little nervous about being more than an hour's drive away.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

College of the Day: Towson University

Most of us know how popular Towson University is for students from our area. This makes sense, given its nationally recognized programs in education, music, film, and business, as well as its NCAA division 1 athletics, Towson boasts the second largest university in Maryland, with the convenience of being less than a 20-minute drive away. Students are usually admitted with GPA's above 3.25 and SAT scores of about 500 on each test.


Monday, October 17, 2016

College of the Day: Franklin & Marshall College

Only an hour and a half north of here, near the Lancaster outlets, Franklin & Marshall College is a well-respected liberal arts college that typically admits students with an average ACT score of about 30. They boast small class sizes and creative learning opportunities. You will definitely need to visit this school to see how the campus feels.

Friday, October 14, 2016

College of the Day: Elmira College

At Elmira College, students are more than a number. Small class sizes with individual attention in and out of the classroom create a learning environment in which students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our distinctive academic calendar and first-year experience offer students the chance to learn and grow on campus and abroad in ways uncommon at other institutions.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

College of the Day: West Chester University

Just under two hours away, West Chester University is the home of the Golden Rams, with 24 Division II teams. It became a designated state school in 1983, allowing the school to offer graduate degrees, along with bachelor’s degrees. West Chester offers undergraduate majors including Business Management, Finance, Nursing, Psychology, Russian, and many more! Housing is available with the option to choose between several residence halls to truly make you feel at home! 

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

College of the Day: Salisbury University

Salisbury University is the only college where you can attain a top-notch education, right by the beach, and pay in-state tuition for the whole experience. A popular destination among students with a 3.25 unweighted GPA, Salisbury is known to waive its SAT requirement if you have a 3.5 GPA or better.

Monday, October 10, 2016

College of the Day: Duquesne University

Located in Pittsburgh, Duquesne University is a private Roman Catholic university just a little larger than Frostburg.  Most students graduated with GPA's higher than 3.3 and SAT scores higher than 1700, making the college similar to the college of William and Mary or American University.

Friday, October 7, 2016

College of the Day: CUNY Lehman College

In Northwest Bronx, Lehman College offers a picturesque college setting in the shadow of New York City, without the high cost of housing and transportation. The average ACT score is around 22, and the average GPA is around 3.0. The fifty majors they offer are among the more popular majors, making Lehman an excellent choice for someone who may be considering a college similar to George Mason U, Catholic U of America, or Philadelphia U.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

College of the Day: Vassar College

Just north of New York City is one of the most selective women's colleges in the country: Vassar College. Vassar is a liberal arts college, meaning that students have the freedom to explore their interests in order to graduate as well-rounded, intellectual leaders.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

College of the Day: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

If you want to advance your education and take control of your career—even in times of economic and employment uncertainty—graduate with a degree from USciences. Located in Philadelphia, esteemed faculty, broad-based curriculum and established alumni network offer future leaders an edge in the thriving sectors where healthcare and science converge. 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

College of the Day: McDaniel College

McDaniel College, located in Westminster, is not very far away geographically, but by the time you've traveled the Westminster Pike into the Carroll County farmlands, you step into another time and place. McDaniel College is listed as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, known for giving its students the support and encouragement they need to develop into highly functioning adults, rather than treating them like nameless faces in the crowd.