How do I make the most of my college visits?

Hey everyone, I'm a junior planning to visit some colleges soon. I want to make the most of my visits, but I'm not sure how to do that. What should I be looking for during my visits, and are there any specific questions I should ask? Thanks for your help!

7 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're thinking ahead and planning your college visits. To make the most of your visits, you should try to get a feel for the campus culture, academic programs, and support services. Here are a few suggestions to help you do just that:

1. Take a guided tour: This will give you a general overview of the campus and its facilities. Don't be shy to ask your tour guide questions about their experiences at the college.

2. Attend an information session: These sessions typically cover details about the college's admissions process, financial aid, and academic programs.

3. Sit in on a class: If possible, observe a class in your intended major or an area of interest. This can give you a sense of the teaching style and classroom dynamic.

4. Talk to current students: Make an effort to chat with students on campus. They can provide valuable insights into the campus culture and their experience at the college.

5. Explore the surrounding area: Spend some time in the nearby community to see if it's a place you'd enjoy living in for four years. Good luck on your visits!

7 months ago
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