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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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Questions to ask college admissions officers?

Hey peeps, so I'm totally stressed about this whole admissions process, and I want to make sure I choose the right college. What are some insightful questions to ask college admissions officers during info sessions to help me get a better feel for the school?

7 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're being proactive and seeking deeper information about potential colleges. Asking the right questions can definitely help you get a better understanding of a school's culture and if it would be a good fit for you. Here are some insightful questions to consider asking college admissions officers:

1. What opportunities are available for undergraduate research or internships within my intended major/field of interest?

2. How do your academic advising and career services support students throughout their time at your school, and what resources are available for students after graduation?

3. What types of academic resources (tutoring, writing centers, academic success programs) are available to help students succeed academically?

4. How would you describe the campus culture and student body? What common characteristics do you see in successful students at your college?

5. Can you discuss the school's efforts and goals regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion? How does the college support various student populations?

6. What do students typically do for fun on and off campus? Are there opportunities for community engagement and cultural events nearby?

7. What are the most popular clubs and organizations on campus, and how easy is it for students to start or join clubs?

8. How do residential living options and dining services work at your school? Are there themed or affinity-based housing options available, and what does the typical meal plan look like?

9. Can you explain the financial aid process at your school? How do you determine need-based and/or merit-based aid, and what resources are available to help students manage their expenses?

10. What are some unique traditions or events on campus that help define the student experience at your college?

Remember to take notes and incorporate the answers you receive into your evaluation of each school. Also, this is just a baseline list - if you have something more specific related to one of your personal priorities or goals for college, definitely ask that as well! Good luck with your college search, and I hope you find the best fit for you!

7 months ago

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