- Feel free to ask your tour guide questions that are important to you that might not be covered in the tour such as their experiences with club or intramural sports, how easy they found it to secure internships, etc.
- Look around at the students on campus. Are they talking to one another and smiling? Each campus has a different energy, and you want to try and get a sense of that during your visit.
- Spend some time learning about the core curriculum at the college and ask questions as needed. Each college will have different expectations for students, and these can be different from one major to another within a university.
Each family will have their own idea of how to handle college tours. Some will wait to tour colleges until a student knows if they are accepted. Other families will tour in the months or years before completing applications in order to determine the college list. There is no one way to approach this process when it comes to scheduling visits. But there are some important points to consider when on a college tour. This article talks about some things to consider when on a tour. In addition, this website has some great resources when planning your tour. Below are some additional thoughts to keep in mind. Enjoy the experience!
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