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Should I visit colleges before applying?

Hey everyone, I'm a high school junior and I'm starting to think about college applications. I was wondering if it's important to visit colleges before applying? Does it help with admissions or just with making decisions? Thanks for any advice!

11 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're thinking ahead about college applications. Visiting colleges before applying can definitely be helpful, but it's not a requirement. It can give you a feel for the campus, the student body, and the overall atmosphere which can help you determine if a particular college is a good fit for you. Some colleges also track demonstrated interest, and visiting can be one way to show your interest in their institution. However, not all colleges consider this factor in their admissions process. If you can't visit in person, don't worry! Many colleges offer virtual tours and online information sessions where you can learn more about the campus and ask questions. Ultimately, the decision to visit colleges comes down to your personal preference and what will help you make an informed decision about where to apply. It's worth considering, but don't feel like you're at a disadvantage if you can't visit every college on your list. Good luck with your college search!

11 months ago

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