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Colleges of the Mid-Atlantic Colleges of the Mid-Atlantic

Colleges of the Mid-Atlantic

Join us as we traverse the Mid-Atlantic to visit some of the top schools in the area.

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Did you know that visiting a college is termed “demonstrated interest” by schools and is one of the admissions criteria used to determine an applicant’s acceptance? In fact, “demonstrated interest” is one piece of the admissions puzzle that can give a student up to a 40% chance of being admitted over other applicants.

 

Join us as we head tour the Mid-Atlantic region to visit some of the top schools in the area, including:

•      University of Delaware

•      University of Maryland

•      George Mason University

•      George Washington University

•      University of Virginia

•      James Madison University

•      Duquesne University

•      University of Pittsburgh

•      Gettysburg College

•      Franklin & Marshall College

 

The Mid-Atlantic region is home to some of the top universities in the world. Boasting high statistics in student persistence and success (i.e. retention and graduation rates). In addition to the performance stats, the location is excellent with adventure around every corner to round out your college experience. Hike at Shenandoah National Park, relax in the sand on the Delaware Beaches, visit Civil War Sites or walk the Appalachian Trail. The possibilities are endless when you are surrounded by such incredible sites.  

 

Get ready for some exciting sightseeing opportunities! As we tour through the schools, there will be plenty of chances to experience what this city has to offer, including*:

•      Free time at the National Mall

•      Bowling at Keglar Lanes

•      Dinner at the Hard Rock Café

•      Gettysburg Ghost Tour

 

In addition to all of these incredible experiences, Triangle Tours offers an EXCLUSIVE partnership with University Seekers. University Seekers is a college preparatory service led by a local college admissions expert. With their guidance they market your personal profile to your dream schools. They stay in touch with the admissions departments to ensure your application is highlighted, giving you a leg up on the competition.

 

The college admissions process is a tricky one to navigate. Give yourself the best opportunity to succeed by joining us on our Mid-Atlantic Colleges Tour!

 

 

Day 1

Depart Princeton
Morning tour at the University of Delaware tour & lunch on campus
Afternoon tour of Univ of Marlyland
Group dinner
Evening "free" time on the National Mall

L, D

Day 2

Hot breakfast at the hotel
Morning tour at George Mason University Tour
Lunch on own, on campus at George Washington Univ and afternoon tour
Evening event: dinner and bowling!

B, D

Day 3

Hot breakfast at the hotel
Morning tour at the University of Virginia (boxed lunch provided)
Afternoon tour of James Madison University
Dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe Pittsburgh

B, L, D

Day 4

Hot breakfast at the hotel
Morning tour of Duquesne
Info session and lunch at University of Pittsburgh
Evening activity: Gettysburg Ghost Tour (Dinner included)

B, L, D

Day 5

Hot breakfast at the hotel
Morning tour of Gettysburg College & lunch on campus
Afternoon tour at Franklin & Marshall
Depart for home!

B, L

Note:

Tour itineraries are subject to change based on availability

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Choices

  • Boxed Lunch:

    Passengers will have to choose 1 option for a boxed Lunch

  • Hard Rock Cafe: 

    Passengers will have to choose 1 option for dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe

 

Additional Information

School Tours: Notes will be taken by a chaperone at each of the school tours/info sessions. These notes will be distributed after the trip has been completed.

 

Chaperones: Triangle Tours will arrange for chaperones with a 1:15 ratio for all college visit tours. Triangle tours will also arrange for hallway security for all overnight stays during these trips.

 

Shared Rooms: Parents are more than welcome (and encouraged) to purchase a seat on this tour with their child and share a room. Rooms may be shared by students, but will only be accepted with 2-4 members of the same sex. The only exception to this rule would be for immediate family (brother/sister).  

**If you wish to be in a shared room, you must call the Triangle Tours office in order to book your seat. We will make all attempts to put you in a shared room, but if none are available, you will be responsible for the price of the room where we are able to fit you, up to and including single occupancy rate.

 

University Seekers Package inclusion: University Seekers was founded to help students in academics, athletics, and fine arts to navigate the competitive nature and confusing world of college admissions and recruiting. Their mission is to empower the families through the college entrance process. They use cutting edge technology and proven methods to network relationships with the families and colleges to help reach the goal set forth. They have worked with over 15,000 students and have over 25 years of experience in this field.  

  • Included in your tour, are the services of University Seekers for the following universities on this trip:George Washington University, University of Virginia, University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Gettysburgh College

  • An add-on package to include University of Delaware, University of Maryland, George Mason University, James Madison University, and Franklin & Marshall, is available for purchase during checkout for $99.99 (regularly $299) See the Useful Links section for the University Seekers website.

Students will be asked to upload their official transcript via the web in order to have that information relayed to University Seekers and the different universities themselves.  In advance of the trip, students informaiton will be passed to our partners at University Seekers, in order to distribute your information to the universities prior to our arrival. 

 

Trip Protection: is not required but is highly recommended to protect your investment in this trip. CFAR coverage - stands for "Cancel For Any Reason"

 

 

*Triangle Tours and Travel will make all efforts to operate each tour as originally described. Triangle Tours and Travel reserves the right, if need be, to modify or cancel any and/or all components of the trip without prior notification. This includes, but is not limited to, tour timing, components, or full cancellation of the tour, if there are not enough paid participants. 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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3491 US Route 1, Princeton - rear parking lot
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