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College Visit Tips To Parents college visit itinerary college visits

Touring prospective colleges is a rite of passage for many families and an important part of the college admission process. Here are some tips to help parents plan a successful college visit trip.

 

Be selective.

Less is actually more when it comes to college visits; visiting twenty colleges...

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College Visit Tips for Students college visit itinerary college visits official college visit

There’s no substitute for visiting a college and spending time on campus to tell you whether a particular college is right for you. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your campus visits.

 

Talk to students besides the tour guide.

Although it may be tough to strike up a...

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If your spring break plans included college visits, what should you do now? college visits spring break virtual tours

The coronavirus has drastically altered life around the world, and while college admissions isn’t life and death, it’s safe to say that the admissions process has been upended.  Colleges around the country have canceled in person classes and most have adopted an online format for...

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Making the Most of Your College Visits college visits

The College Visit 

Depending on your time and interest level, plan one of the following types of college visits: 

Basic Visit 

  1. Attend an information session.  Ask questions about admissions, financial aid, choice of majors.  IMPORTANT: Get a business...
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The College Visit 

Depending on your time and interest level, plan one of the following types of college visits: 

Basic Visit 

  1. Attend an information session.  Ask questions about admissions, financial aid, choice of majors.  IMPORTANT: Get a business...
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Road Trip: Preparing for Spring Break College Visits college visits spring break

Using your spring break to visit colleges is a great idea, but be aware of spring break schedules for the colleges you wish to visit. It’s best to see a college when students are on campus. Here are a few tips to prepare for your spring college visits.  

  • Create a...
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Underclassmen Mid-Year Checklist college visits high school counselor job shadow psat recommendations summer programs testing schedule

Welcome back from winter break!  Now is the time to review your MID YEAR CHECKLIST. January is a great time to get organized and jump-start your college search.  

1. Meet with your high school counselor 

  • Review your PSAT scores...
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5 Tips for Spring Break College Visits college visit itinerary college visits drive through college visit good college fit official college visit questions to ask colleges virtual college tours

Use your spring break to visit colleges but be aware of spring break schedules for the colleges you wish to visit. It's best to see a college when students are on campus. Here are a few tips to prepare for your spring college...

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Top 10 Factors to Consider for Your โ€œPerfectโ€ College academics campus activities climate college college visits factors to consider for college financial aid housing location narrowing college list school spirit size social scene student body

Here are the Top 10 factors to consider for your “Perfect” college:

Academics: How important is this factor to you? If you know your major, that should be a requirement What about special programs such as honors, study abroad, senior projects? Also consider the learning...

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