A Weekend at UC Berkeley for Parents
By: Reyna Gobel When I was a teenager, I dreamed of attending the University of California Berkeley. The dream came from watching “Family Ties” and wanting to have the 1960s activist experience. The fantasy was partly crushed by the fact I wanted to have a 1960s experience in the 1990s. I also wanted to go […]
Plan Your School Visit and Other Trips While Keeping in Mind Best and Worst Days to Travel
Whether you're planning a campus visit or arranging your student's international travel for break, it's important to keep in mind how the time of year could affect your plans. There are, of course, non-negotiable travel dates, such as the beginning and end of a semester, or holiday weekends. However, when possible, you should aim to plan around the most and least popular travel times of the year to reduce your costs and stress.