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How do I show demonstrated interest in a college?

Hi everyone! I'm a junior in high school, and I've heard that showing demonstrated interest in a college can help your chances of getting accepted. What are some ways to show this interest and how important is it in the admissions process? Thanks for any advice you can provide!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're thinking about demonstrating interest in the colleges you're considering. From my experience with my own child, I can share a few ways to show that interest. First, visit the campus if you can. Colleges like to see that you've made the effort to visit and get a feel for the environment. If campus visits aren't possible, attend any virtual tours or webinars the college offers. Second, sign up for their mailing list and follow their social media accounts to stay informed about upcoming events and news. Third, engage with the college's representatives during college fairs, either online or in-person. Don't be afraid to ask questions and express your enthusiasm for the school. Lastly, consider reaching out to current students or alumni to learn more about their experiences and ask for advice. As for the importance of demonstrated interest, it varies from school to school. Some colleges value it more than others, but it's always good to show that you're genuinely interested in attending. Best of luck in your college search!

10 months ago

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