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How do I research colleges without visiting them in person?

Hey everyone, I'm a high school junior and I'm starting my college search. Unfortunately, I don't have the time or resources to visit all the colleges I'm interested in. How can I get a good sense of what each college is like without visiting in person? Are there any online resources or virtual tours you would recommend? Thanks for your advice!

10 months ago

Hi there! I totally understand the challenge of not being able to visit all the colleges you're interested in. My child went through the same process not too long ago. Luckily, there are quite a few resources you can use online to get a feel for different colleges.

First, I'd recommend checking out each college's website. This will give you a lot of information about their programs, campus life, and what the school values. You can also find virtual tours on many college websites, which can help you get a sense of the campus layout and facilities.

Another great resource is YouTube. Many colleges and universities have their own YouTube channels, where they post videos about campus events, student life, and even lectures. Watching these videos can give you a sense of the school's atmosphere and what it might be like to be a student there.

Lastly, don't forget to check out college review websites like Niche or Unigo. These sites feature student reviews, which can provide valuable insight into the pros and cons of attending a particular school.

Remember, no school is perfect, but these reviews can help you get a more balanced view of each college. Good luck with your search!

10 months ago

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