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College Visits & Admission Interviews
My College Tours
Visiting colleges is one of the most fun parts of being a college counselor. Seeing them in person helps us understand what makes each school special and what type of student would thrive there. One of our commitments is to visit at least 25 schools per year. Click here to find out more about schools we have visited and see pictures.
Your College Tours
Seeing a college yourself is the best way to get a feel for the campus and determine whether it is a perfect fit for you. When possible, visit while school is in session so you can sit in on classes, meet some students and professors, attend a sporting event of performance, eat the dorm food, and perhaps arrange an overnight stay in the dorms with a student host. Here are some resources for making the most of your college visit:
Virtual College Tours
Finances or a busy schedule may make it unrealistic for you to visit some of the colleges you are considering. Never fear--virtual college tours are the next best option if you can't be there in person:
If you are a junior or senior on a college visit, you may get the opportunity to have an admissions interview. If an admissions interview is part of your agenda, practice in advance with your college counselor or volunteer interviewer with whom you feel comfortable. Here are a list of likely college admission interview questions and How to Nail Your College Admissions Interview from FastWeb. Be sure to send a thank-you note after your interview!