The first good impression you get of a college is on a visit to campus. And sometimes you only get one chance to see the school of your dreams before you apply. So how do you make the most of these college visits? In my recent Facebook Live Q&A, I answered all of your questions and gave my insider advice on college visits.
In case you missed it, here’s a recap with a list of some of the questions I answered and the full video of my session!
HERE ARE SOME OF THE QUESTIONS YOU'LL SEE ME ANSWER:
- Why are college visits so important?
- What is demonstrated interest?
- What are some must-dos when you get to campus?
- How do you determine what colleges to visit?
- With colleges all over the country, how do we see all of the ones we want to?
- What is the best time to visit a college?
- Is it better to visit a college during an open house or on a regular day?
- What is the best question to ask a tour guide during a college visit?
- Should a student schedule an interview during their fist visit to campus?
- How do you set up an on-campus interview?
- How do you get to meet your admissions officer when you're on campus?
- Do colleges really keep track of demonstrated interest?
- Are there other ways to show demonstrated interest without doing a college visit?
- How do you learn about accommodations or support for students with disabilities?
- How do you find out about dining options for students with food allergies or dietary restrictions?
- What is the best place to go on campus to find out what student life is like at that school?