Often times, students can fall in love with a campus nearly instantly--but this doesn't always leave room to explore the more practical side of things. From the nearest grocery store to nightlife to transportation, there's plenty to learn about your potential new home before making a decision.
Our nation's capital, Washington, DC, is home to beautiful monuments. But for the many students who flock to DC, the tourist hotspots won't keep them entertained (or fed!) for the whole school year!