Don’t just sit in on the college’s presentation or just take the guided tour!
“Most college visit advice focuses on the immediately practical: Ask the admission office what activities are available to you. Check to see if appointments are needed in advance. Leave plenty of time for parking. Take pictures. Take notes. And above all else, talk to people outside the admission office.
The most obvious candidates are students. No one else can tell you what it’s like to live and study at a particular college, so seize the opportunity. (Don’t know what to ask? Try ‘What surprised you about this place?’ The answer never disappoints.) Beyond students, professors are a close second. But who else?” Click here to read more.