Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017
UniversitySpot editors found the following blogs as six of the most noteworthy in offering insight, advice, news and narratives about college, from the application process to post-graduation.
- The Choice (New York Times)
"Demystifying College Admissions and Aid," the blog pledges in its tagline. It follows through with posts from professionals, parents and students on topics ranging from how to cope with homesickness as a freshman to the latest government reports and figures relating to higher education. Sample headline: "Study Sheds Light on Students Leaving College Early." The blog was discontinued in June 2013, but the archive is still up and includes many helpful posts.
- Get Schooled (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Though this blog does tend to emphasize news on education in Atlanta and Georgia (and also includes info. on highschool and elementary education), it does provide useful info. on university life and issues across the nation. Sample headline: "Georgetown: Demand will outstrip supply of college graduates. Your kids will move out the basement."
- The Ticker (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
This breaking-news blog features updates throughout the day about universities nationwide and all things related to higher-education.
- Admit This! by Dave Berry
Easy reading and extensive topics, including college admissions, college life, college news, college search, financial aid and more.
- IES Study Abroad Blog
This site's content is available in 10 different languages, and the best feature is being able to browse for blogs by a specific country/program. Video blogs and photo blogs, too.