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Demonstrating interest in a college

Hello! I've heard that demonstrating interest in a college can be really important. What are some ways I can show a college that I'm genuinely interested in attending?

7 months ago

Hi there! Demonstrating interest in a college can indeed be helpful in the admissions process. Here are a few ways you can show your genuine interest:

1. Attend college information sessions, open houses, and campus tours (either in-person or virtually).

2. Engage with the college's social media and follow their updates, posts, and events.

3. Sign up for the college's mailing list and respond to any emails or surveys they send.

4. If possible, schedule a meeting with your regional admissions representative to introduce yourself and ask any questions you may have about the college.

5. Consider applying Early Decision or Early Action, as they show a higher level of commitment to the college.

6. In your application essays, be specific about why you're interested in attending that particular college, mentioning specific programs, courses, or opportunities that resonate with you.

I hope these suggestions help you demonstrate your interest effectively!

7 months ago

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