Posts Tagged ‘College Tourcation’

College Tourcation Day 11-14: Princeton, WPI and Harvard

(I would like to reiterate that we visited schools for their historical value along with just exposing our kids to different kinds of schools and surroundings.) At this point in our trip Grandpa has flown back to his home in Kentucky. So we are now down to our immediate family of five. From Washington DC…

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College Tourcation Day 5: University of Mary Washington

Our family of five plus Papa left Charlottesville late in the evening and drove on to Fredericksburg, Virginia, home of Civil War battlefields and the University of Mary Washington. The University has special significance for us because my mother graduated from this institution when it was the women’s division of UVA. My parents met here…

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College Tourcation Day 2: College of William & Mary

Day two of the the college “tourcation” found us in Williamsburg, Virginia or circling Williamsburg as it may be. How we ultimately found our little hotel I can hardly say, but it helps to have GPS on your phone. The gas attendants are also very helpful and understanding about the circling problem, but I digress.…

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College Tourcation (sic): Teens & Papa in Tow

This summer marked the first college tour/vacation (or as I am calling it now “tourcation”) for Family Jacobsen plus grandpa. My husband and I were blessed to have three children within 15 months: twins and a singleton. Seventeen years later we now have two high school juniors and one sophomore. Therefore, as any hopeful couple…

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