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Information for Families


Now that your student is applying to college, it is time to consider the role you will play in the application process. We have found that our most successful college matches occur when families allow their sons to lead the way. This is not to say that you should not be involved; of course you should, but how you participate is important. Recognize that things have changed since many of us went to school. In many ways, the process has become more complicated and certainly more competitive over the years. The way in which schools are measured, as well as their reputations and selectivity, may have changed since you were in school. The experience your son is looking for may differ from the one you had or the one you wanted for him. Try not to compare his application process to yours or to a sibling’s. Celebrate your son for who he is and for his unique achievements. Encourage him as he proceeds through the process, but be the voice of reason at the same time. We will be there with you, supporting your son as he finds his best college match. 

Following are some articles we find helpful for families going through the process for the first time, the last time, or anywhere in between, as well as some articles we find helpful for families navigating the college search during the Covid-19 pandemic. We will continue to update this page with current articles that we think might help as your sons navigate the college search process.

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Fall 2021 College Rep Visits

September 13
Macalester College
George Washington University
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Anselm College

September 14
Kenyon College
Vanderbilt University

September 15
Bryant University
Hamilton College

September 20
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Bates College
Brandeis University

September 21
Dartmouth College
University of San Francisco
University of Pittsburgh
St. Lawrence University

September 22
UMass Lowell

September 24
Hobart & William Smith

September 27
Lafayette College
Bucknell University
Northeastern University
College of the Holy Cross

September 28
Colby College
Pomona College
Union College

September 29
Boston University

September 30
University of Richmond

October 1
Davidson College
Virginia Tech

October 4
University of Rhode Island
University of Chicago

October 6
Bowdoin College
Vassar College

October 7
Carleton College

October 8
Boston College
Elon University
Ohio Wesleyan University
Swarthmore College
Trinity College (CT)

October 12
Bentley University
Skidmore College
UMass Amherst
Villanova University

October 13
University of Southern California

October 14
Georgetown University
University of Notre Dame
Connecticut College

October 15
University of Vermont
Syracuse University
Washington and Lee University

October 18
University of Miami
Furman University

October 19
Southern Methodist University

October 20
Providence College
Colgate University

October 22
Denison University

October 25
University of Michigan- Ann Arbor
Wake Forest University

October 27
St. Michael's College

October 29
Dickinson College

November 5
University of Tennessee-Knoxville