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Traditional campus tours are still limited because of COVID-19 regulations, but schools like Washington University in St. Louis (above) are beginning to offer self-guided tours. Visitors are given maps, phone apps or instructions to take them around to staple landmarks on campus.

Pandemic college exploration proves insufficient

Aidan Rogers ’22 September 24, 2021

From inflated price tags to overvalued rankings and evaluations, the college application process is inherently flawed. This experience for the class of 2022 has been increasingly faulty as students have...

This summer, Eddie Kiev ’20 visited Columbia University in New York City, which was a one-hour train ride away. However, many college campuses are much less accessible, some even requiring plane tickets to visit. Transportation, lodging, and meal expenses can add up after a few college visits and may be unaffordable to some.

College tours, demonstrated interest unfairly benefit wealthier students

Lia Chen '20, Associate Managing Editor January 9, 2020

Now that the new year has arrived,, seniors are finishing up and sending off the last of their college applications, while juniors are just beginning to prepare for the application process. The first step...

 Please dont ask me about college. I want to know just as much as you where I’m going to spend the next four years.

The dreaded college questions

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor September 15, 2014

Ah, the dreaded college application season. Starting from second semester of your junior year to May of your senior year, your parents’ friends and everyone from your grandma to your third cousin are...

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