As a first generation college student, I had very little guidance when it came to the college application process. I didn’t even think I had a chance at getting accepted into an out of state college, much less being able to afford the tuition and dorm costs of one.
Seeing a school is a golden opportunity that some students do not have the opportunity to take advantage of. When it comes to “Why Us” essays and other supplements, interviews, and even making a final decision, the school visit can be the icing on the cake if utilized right, so why not see the little things that matter to you?
Summer is the perfect time to check some college visits off your list. Figuring out which schools to visit along with the entire college application process can be stressful. I know it definitely was for me.
Resist the urge to fall in line on your college tour. Make your own schedule and meet with these specific departments!
Go beyond the standard tour and schedule an overnight visit to your prospective school at all hours.
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College visits are crucial to understanding whether a school that looks good on paper is truly a good fit in person. In this how-to guide, we explain how juniors can start the college visit process now and begin the path to finding their niche.
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