Campus visits are an invaluable part of the college planning process. In addition to having an admissions representative or student lead tour to discuss the highlights of the school, visits allow perspective students to get a gut feeling about the campus. Before you spend years of your life and thousands of dollars, you need to form your own opinions about your new "home away from home"--an experience that cannot be duplicated by solely visiting a website.
When you're on campus, make sure to visit the:
Take a walk from the dorms to the lecture halls and dining halls. Imagine taking those walks at different times of the year...when it's hot, when it's freezing, after sunset, etc...No parent (or professor) wants to hear that you're not making it to class because it's too far or too cold to walk! Same goes for your commute to the dining halls.
This campus could be your next home...
Campus representatives work hard to highlight their best programs and features to entice perspective students. It's important to remember to look at the big picture and keep your focus on what's important to you as a student.
To remain informed about the newest programs, facilities and updates from colleges, school counselors often make college visit colleges.
Take a look at the schools listed in the left side menu bar to view pictures and highlights from a counselor visit.
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