Sunday is a difficult day for scheduling college visits since admission offices are closed. I solved the dilemma when Emma, my granddaughter and Bard College sophomore, agreed to be our tour guide. Emma led us across her picturesque 1,000-acre campus overlooking the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains. Bard is a member of Colleges That Change Lives, like Hampshire and other schools we will visit. “supports the goal of every student finding a college that develops a lifelong love of learning and provides the foundation for a successful and fulfilling life beyond college.” Click here to learn more about Bard College.

PS: Emma, thank you for the great tour!