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Ghost Stories from Ohio’s Haunted Colleges


As Ohio skies darken earlier each night, temperatures drop, and the leaves turn orange and red, we naturally redirect our attention to things that go bump in the night. With Halloween rapidly approaching, we are reminded of all the campus ghost stories we heard this summer as we toured colleges. Some campuses boasted multiple spirits; others had formed paranormal investigative student organizations, and still others defended their campus as “the most haunted campus in Ohio.” We walked the halls of these gateways to the paranormal and kept our eyes peeled for anything….well, out of the ordinary. We discovered a few things.

There were stories that stood out as particularly compelling and we’ve decided to share them with you. As we commence tip toeing down the trail, our next three blog entries will each contain one standout story. Buckle your seat belts and enjoy.

About the Author: After touring 60 of the best colleges in Ohio, Dr. Jay, a prior faculty member and dean, founded College Bound Advantage (CBA); a Columbus Ohio college consulting firm. CBA specializes in helping families optimize college selection around 15 “fit factors.” College Bound Advantage serves all of Ohio including Cleveland, Akron, and Cincinnati metro areas.

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