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College tour guide: tips & tricks to finding your perfect college!
April 4, 2019
Your college will become your new home away from home, so it is important that you are sure it is a good fit. Below are some tips and tricks to help you survive college tours!
-Write up a list of questions that you would like to be answered during your tour.
-Schedule a visit ahead of time and make sure to let the college know how many people you will be bringing for your tour! By scheduling a tour, you also may have the option to tour a specific area of campus that highlights your major!
-Check the weather: depending on where and when you are touring, you may need to bring rain gear or a coat.
-Ask lots of questions
?: What are the classroom sizes?
?: How good are professors at answering questions during office hours?
?: How big is the campus? (ex. small, medium, large)
?: Where do students go to study?
?: Are there a lot of shopping areas around campus (for groceries, convenience, etc.)
? How many students end up transferring?
? What meal plan do you recommend?
? How hard is it to change your major?
-Take pictures of different areas that you will be spending a lot of time in (ex. dorms, dining hall,rec centers, library, study centers, etc.)
-Pay attention to dorm sizes, conditions, and overall vibes.
-Rate your experience and write down any thoughts: Write down what you liked, and what you didn’t like so that you will have something to look back on when it is time to make a decision!
Colleges Near Sartell, MN
College can be stressful, but following this college tour guide will hopefully help ease some of the stress so that future college students feel at home during college! Check out some of the colleges below to get started!
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