international student

Doc Seidman Says… ….Going to college In the United States can be very expensive.  College tuition is expensive for those coming to study and live from another country. The costs of attending the school (tuition) and the related living expenses can be very high.  Some people are lucky, they may have the money to go […]

college football, college, games, football

Doc Seidman Says…. ….On November 23, 1984, with his Boston College team losing to The University of Miami 45-41, and 28 seconds left in the game, B.C. quarterback Doug Flutie threw a desperation, “Hail Mary” pass into the end zone. Wide receiver Gerard Phelan caught the pass, untouched, for a game winning touchdown. More than […]

college job

Doc Seidman Says: …Back in the day when I was an undergraduate student, I looked at my professors for the most part as bloviating egocentric mouthpieces. Although that was a harsh opinion, I also speculated that they had good lives.…

Doc Seidman Says… ….You might breakup with your boyfriend/girlfriend. There could be a challenge with a roommate. Certain academic classes are leaving you anxious. You feel the professor is out to get you. The weather might be gloomy. Your part time job sucks. You miss your family. There’s no doubt about it; college can get […]

Doc Seidman Says…. ….Touring a college campus can be a valuable experience. A formal campus tour will give prospective students and their families an idea of what the college experience will be like. In a previous post I had some fun with the campus tour pointing out areas that you probably won’t see but should. […]

Doc Seidman Says…. …..As the director of the college resource website, Affordable College Prep, I get to go on many college campus tours. Visiting different campuses enables me to remain informed on college trends to better educate our advisees and students. Besides the speed walking requirement most tours mandate (A Visit to the College Why), […]

Doc Seidman Says….. ….. Why do so many college classes start at (or before) 8:00 AM? Nobody likes an early class. Not the professors and certainly not the students. Talk to any sleep researcher worth her melatonin and she will tell you that the average college student’s brain is not very functional at that time […]