Tag: college tours

What Do Prospective Students Want From Campus Tours?

Student, National Society of High School Scholars

Campus visits are a crucial part of the college search process, but here are a few things you may not see on a typical college tour that you should ask about. read more

3 Alternatives for Canceled Campus Tours

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Your college search doesn't have to be on hold because campus tours have been canceled by COVID-19. Here are three ways to still learn about your top schools! read more

What Are Overnight Campus Visits Really Like?

Director of Admission, University of Mount Union

If you want to go beyond a traditional college tour or information session, why not try out an overnight visit? Here's what you need to know before you spend the night on campus. read more

Important Questions to Ask on Your Next Campus Visit

Director of Admissions, Oklahoma Baptist University

The Dean of Admissions at Oklahoma Baptist University shares some of the best questions you can ask students, faculty, and staff on your next campus visit. read more

Navigating Your Campus Visits: My Best Advice

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Campus visits are one of the most important (and potentially most stressful) parts of applying to college. Here's my best advice for navigating them! read more

College Visits That Can Be Turned Into Vacations

Freelance writer

Too busy to take a vacation and visit colleges? You can do both at once with this list of travel ideas for areas around the country with major colleges. read more

How to Talk to College Students on Campus Tours

CollegeXpress Student Writer

College kids can seem intimidating. So how do you talk to them on campus tours? These tips will help you build up your courage and get you talking in no time. read more

How to Talk to Admission Officers in Person and Over Email

Freelance Writer

Luckily, admission counselors are usually really nice, and it's easy to chat with them in person or over email. Here are helpful tips for doing both! read more

How to Make the Most of Your Campus Visits

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CollegeXpress Student Writers

Picking a college is not easy. However, one important way to help make your decision easier is to visit the campus. Here's how to do it right! read more

Beyond the Brochure: How to Plan Informal Campus Visits

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Western Washington University

Official campus tours are great, but they only give you part of the story. Get a more realistic view of your colleges with informal campus visits read more