The fun folks twittering and blogging @Mashable (Mashable.com) recently posted a fabulous article at their website on ways parents and students can check out a potential college. Beyond the old College Search books, or even (gasp) the annual US News report, Mashable suggests learning about a college through that school’s current students. From the nightlife to parking, photos/videos to Greek life, the 10 sites Mashable recommends are sure to be a conversation starter for any family! Find the article here.
The websites that Mashable suggests seem to be best for larger (or more well-known) universities, but still an incredible resource. You might also check out the EcampusTours website for their 360° (virtual) tours of over two hundred campuses.
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