9/25 - lunch - Gonzaga University. Gonzaga is situated on the beautiful Little Spokane River, about fifteen minutes' walk to downtown Spokane. As a Jesuit-run school, Gonzaga emphasizes educating the whole person, exemplified by their emphasis on service and social justice coupled with their state- of- the- art Rudolf Fitness Center. Gonzaga has many strong programs - a couple you may want to check out are business administration and engineering. Gonzaga accepts students of all faiths, sponsoring an Islamic prayer center and including a rabbi and Tibetan monk on its faculty.
9/26 - morning break - Grand Canyon University. Downtown Phoenix is the home of GCU, a Christian university standing on the four pillars of academic advancement, Christian camaraderie, extracurricular excellence, and wellness and well-being. In addition to classes at its growing campus, Grand Canyon offers an assortment of online courses. Click here to see one of the rooms in a freshman women's dorm built in 2010. GCU offers some programs not found at every college, such as athletic training, exercise science, and youth ministry.
9/26 - lunch - Colorado College. Located in beautiful Colorado Springs, an hour south of Denver, Colorado College is a small liberal arts college. Unique to CC is the Block Plan, in which students take just one course at at time for 3 1/2 weeks, then move on to the next course. This schedule allows for really cool field trips, such as to Hollywood for film students or to an archaeological dig in a nearby state. One of CC's slogans is "Stop memorizing. Start learning."