A Perfect Place

A Perfect Place

This was our first school visit to Rochester Institute of Technology – a popular college choice for that group of motivated Franklin Academy seniors and postgraduates who are passionate about computers, science, and mathematics. Adam Waldie and Peter Dantini, FA class...
Moving Into A Higher Gear

Moving Into A Higher Gear

Ross Mesnick, FA class of 2018, was very insistent before graduating last June that his university needed to be added to our college tour this October. Because I also wanted to see Hartwick, RIT, and Syracuse, it was easy to accommodate his request, especially since I...
First Impressions of Hartwick College

First Impressions of Hartwick College

I like to be surprised when visiting a college campus for the first time. This morning I was surprised by the beauty and grandeur of the Hartwick College campus. The setting is superb with majestic brick buildings stair-stepping up a high hill that provides many great...
Moving into a Higher Gear

Moving into a Higher Gear

Ross Mesnick ’18 was very insistent before graduating last June that his university needed to be added to our college tour this October. Because we also wanted to see Hartwick, RIT, and Syracuse, it was easy to accommodate his request, especially since we knew that...
The Challenge of Sunday College Visits

The Challenge of Sunday College Visits

Sunday can be a challenging day to schedule during a college tour. So far, I know only of Princeton University offering campus tours on this day of rest and relaxation. Since Josh, James, and I have been many times to Bennington College, we decided to conduct a...