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SAT: 720 math
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What's the best method to approach college visits?

Hey everyone! I'm planning on visiting some colleges soon, but I'm not exactly sure how to make the most of these visits. How should I evaluate each college, and what questions should I ask to get a better understanding of what the school has to offer? Thank you for your help!

9 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're planning to visit colleges, as it can provide valuable insight into the schools you're considering. To make the most out of your visits, it's important to have a well-structured plan.

First, prioritize your list of colleges based on factors such as location, size, and programs offered. Then, schedule your visits during the school's open house or information sessions if possible, as this will give you the opportunity to attend informative sessions and meet faculty, staff, and students.

During your visit, consider taking a campus tour and attending any presentations or workshops offered. As you tour the campus, pay attention to the overall atmosphere and consider whether it's a good fit for you. Observe the student-faculty interaction, visit common areas, and try to talk to current students about their experience.

Prepare a list of questions to ask during your visit. Some examples include: 1) What resources and support are available for students? 2) How accessible are professors? 3) What extracurricular activities are offered? 4) What are the on-campus housing options?

Lastly, don't forget to take notes and photos of each campus, so you can refer back to them when making your final decision. Happy visiting!

9 months ago

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