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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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How do I make the most of college visits?

Hi all! I'm planning on visiting some colleges this year, and I want to make sure I get the most out of these visits. What should I do during the visit, and what questions should I ask to get a better understanding of the school? Thanks for your help!

9 months ago

Hey there! College visits can be an exciting and informative experience, so it's great that you're looking to make the most out of them. First, I'd recommend signing up for an official campus tour if the college offers one. These tours are usually led by current students who can give you a firsthand perspective on life at the school. Make sure to explore both academic buildings and residence halls to get a feel for the campus environment.

As for questions, you should ask about the academic programs you're interested in, opportunities for research or internships, and the support available for students, such as tutoring or career services. Don't hesitate to ask your tour guide about their personal experiences, too. Inquire about student life, clubs, and social events on campus to get a sense of the school's culture.

Lastly, try to spend some time off-campus and explore the surrounding area. This can give you a better idea of what life would be like as a student at that school. Good luck and enjoy your visits!

9 months ago

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