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10 Most Important Things To Look For In The Campus Visit – Especially If You Live Overseas
April 12, 2019

by Rebecca Grappo, M.Ed, Certified Educational Planner For most families, especially those that live abroad, it is very difficult to visit all of the boarding schools or colleges/ universities in which a student might be interested unless they have a magic carpet, or unlimited time and funds. However, I would argue that a campus visit…

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Texas Colleges and Universities: Texas A&M, Rice University, Trinity College, Schreiner University and the University of Houston
July 25, 2018

  Starting the Texas Tour Prior to the IECA Conference in Austin this year, I had the opportunity to visit 6 Texas colleges and universities in east and central Texas with a group of other IECA college consultants. Starting on a Sunday night at the Hilton School of Hospitality Management at the University of Houston,…

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Western Canadian Boarding Schools Rock!
July 11, 2018

Cobalt blue skies, soaring evergreen trees, lush ferns, glacial lakes, hidden coves,  and ocean views – few places in the world are as lovely as the islands of Victoria and Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. I had the pleasure of traveling there in April at the invitation of the Canadian Association of Independent Schools to…

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On the Go: RNG Visits Schools, Colleges, and Therapeutic Programs
December 2, 2016

  We’ve had a busy few months here at RNG International, working hard to keep our clients apprised of all that’s happening in the college, boarding school and therapeutic program landscape. Rebecca Grappo was a keynote speaker for International Education Week for the University of Central Florida on the very important topic of the “Ongoing…

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How to Work College Fairs, School Visits, and Information Nights
September 16, 2016

Fall is the time of year when college admissions reps hit the road and start crisscrossing the United States, and indeed the world, to talk about their colleges or universities and engage with interested students at college fairs, school visits, and information nights. If you are lucky enough to have colleges come to your city,…

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Helping International Students Find a Good College
October 21, 2013

Almost all the parents with whom I work tell me that they just want their child to go to a “good” college. However, when asked to define the term, they have a harder time explaining what they mean by a “good” college other than they saw the name in a ranking list . I understand…

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