My son has decided where he’s going to college in the fall. After visiting 14 colleges and applying to 8 of them, Ben selected Beloit College.
I wrote about why he decided to choose Beloit College on my other college blog over at CBSMoneyWatch. It was a long process, but the final result made all the hassles, including SAT prep, writing essays, filling out applications, visiting colleges (actually that was the fun part), worthwhile.
If you’re curious about why Ben picked Beloit, which is 90 miles northwest of Chicago (brrrr!), please click on this Beloit link and find out.
I am happy that Ben made such a great pick, but I’m sad that he’s the last chick in my nest!
As an empty nester, however, I tell myself that I’ll have more time to work on projects. Speaking of which, I’m finishing up a college eBook, tentatively titled, Shrinking the Cost of College: 152 Ways to Cut the Cost of a Bachelor’s Degree. I’ll let you know when it’s available.
If you’re wondering why Ben and I like liberal arts colleges so much, these posts will help explain: