Season 2, Episode 4: College Tours
Why are college tours important? Colleges are becoming more interested in Informed Interest and Demonstrated Interest.
Informed Interest: How well a student knows a college and how he or she plans to contribute to the campus environment.
Show informed interest through compelling supplemental essays and interviews. Review your research over the summer that went into building your college list and get a head start on your essays.
Demonstrated Interest: A college’s gauge of how likely a student is to attend based on visits, interviews, essays, etc.
Filling out an information card at a college fair, making an official campus visit through the admissions office, applying Early Action, and more are playing a bigger role in determining how likely you are to attend their school.
In this episode, we cover the following questions:
When should I go on college tours?
What should I do when I go on a college tour?
What should I do before I go on a college tour?
What should I do after?
How do I prep for college tours?
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