The college visit is essential to the college decision process. It’s hard to find the “perfect fit” if the only way you visit the school is virtually, over the internet.
Time spent physically touring campuses is time well-spent, especially when you schedule and map out your days so you take in (1) the necessary components of the college visit (campus tour and information session) and (2) the fun things (sports games, classroom visit, and town events).
It hard to imagine yourself in a place if you haven’t actually been there, right? Often, campus visits exist purely to inform, but there is one inherent component that is commonly overlooked—campus personality. Although information sessions and tours are crucial to the college visit, here are a few other things to squeeze into your schedule that will not only make your college visit more informative, but more fun!