As you’re busy planning your itinerary and packing suitcases for college visits, it’s easy to forget what to actually do on your visits to make them successful. What makes a college visit successful is doing the very things that your child would be doing every day as a student there. In other words, spend a … Continue reading What should I do on a college visit?
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What is a college fair? College fairs are an excellent way to get face time with admissions officers from colleges across the country – all without having to actually travel to campus. You can get your questions answered, receive additional information on the college and demonstrate your interest to admissions officers. What should I do … Continue reading Preparing for college fairs
Visiting colleges is one of the most important activities as you begin the admissions process. Which colleges should you visit? And when? How do you plan your visit, and what should you do when you get there? In developing an initial list of colleges to visit, look at safety, match, and reach schools. By definition, … Continue reading Preparing for your college visits
College visits can be very helpful in informing which colleges or universities are the right fit. Visits allow an opportunity to see the facilities, sit in on a class, interact with current students, eat in the dining room and gauge whether you can envision yourself as a student on campus. But how do you get … Continue reading Five tips for college visits
It’s easy to apply to more than ten universities (although not advisable): you simply click a few buttons and pay the application fees. But before online applications existed, students visited or called admissions offices to receive blank applications. As a result, high school students applied to many fewer universities, and they had a genuine interest … Continue reading The importance of demonstrating interest