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Any HBCUs offering virtual tours?

Hi folks! I've heard a lot about the close-knit communities and vibrant campus life at HBCUs, and I’m super interested in experiencing that culture. Unfortunately, I live pretty far away from most HBCUs. Does anyone know if HBCUs are offering virtual tours? I think it’d be a great way to get a feel for the campus environment from home. Drop any links if you have them!

7 months ago

Hi there! My kid faced the same situation last year and we found that many HBCUs do offer virtual tours, especially after everything went remote. One of the best online resources to check out is the universities' official websites – they usually have a section for prospective students where they may include virtual campus tours.

Also, the 'Common App' for historically black colleges, the Common Black College Application (CBCA), often provides links to the member colleges' virtual tours. This is the link to the CBCA: https://commonblackcollegeapp.com/.

Moreover, some schools have virtual tours on platforms like YouTube, which offer a less formal look at student life and campus features. While it's not the same as being there in person, my child found these resources extremely helpful to get an initial 'feel' for the campuses. YouTube can be hit or miss, so definitely start with the official channels. Best of luck with your search - hope you find the HBCU that fits you best through the virtual tours!

7 months ago

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