Site Also Helps Parents, Students With Financial Planning
8:49 AM, Feb 16, 2005
Choosing a college can be stressful. There are thousands to pick from. But there's a Web site that will help students and parents pick the school that is a perfect fit.
eCampusTours gives virtual college tours for a thousand schools across the country, ranging from Alaska to Wyoming. The site gives 360-degree views of college campuses, dorms and classrooms online.There's a search engine that helps students find scholarships from a national database.Parents who need help with college planning can chat with counselors online. They will answer financial aid questions through instant messaging or microphones on your computer.Once the planning is over, the site helps students understand what campus life is really like. There's advice on how to get along with new roommates and how to juggle demanding schedules.If you have a favorite Web site you'd like to see featured, or suggestions for a story idea, e-mail Kim your suggestions.