Hi everyone! I'm a junior and I want to start reaching out to admissions officers at the colleges I'm interested in. What's the best way to communicate with them and ask questions without coming across as annoying or desperate? Thanks in advance for any advice or tips!
Hey there! Reaching out to admissions officers is a great way to show your interest in a college and get your questions answered. The best way to do this is to be professional and genuine in your approach. Start by addressing them by their proper title (Mr., Ms., or Dr.) followed by their last name. Introduce yourself briefly, mentioning your high school and grade, and express your interest in their college. Be clear and concise with your questions, focusing on specific aspects of the college or application process that you're curious about. Avoid asking questions that can easily be found on the college's website. Always be polite and thank them for their time. Follow up with a thank you email after they've responded to your questions. Remember, they're there to help you, so don't be afraid to reach out. Good luck!