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How can I demonstrate interest in my top-choice colleges?

Hi everyone, I'm a junior and I've started to research colleges. I have a few top-choice schools, but I'm not sure how to demonstrate my interest in them. Can anyone provide some advice on what I can do to show these colleges that I'm genuinely interested? Thank you!

10 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're already thinking about how to demonstrate interest in your top-choice colleges. From my experience with my own child, there are several ways you can show your enthusiasm for a college. First and foremost, visit the campus if you can. This will give you a chance to see the school in person, attend information sessions, and maybe even sit in on a class. Make sure to sign in at the admissions office so they know you visited. If a campus visit isn't possible, you can attend local college fairs or online sessions hosted by the schools you're interested in. Reach out to the admissions offices to ask any questions you may have, and consider connecting with current students or alumni to learn more about their experiences. Additionally, you can follow the colleges on social media and engage with their posts. When it comes time to apply, be sure to craft a thoughtful, well-researched essay that demonstrates your understanding of the college's values and how you would contribute to their community. Finally, remember that the best way to show interest is to be genuine and engage in activities that truly resonate with you. Good luck with your college search!

10 months ago

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