April vacation is almost here, and it’s the PERFECT time to go visit college and university campuses, especially if you’re a high school junior. Classes are still in session, all sorts of events are happening, and warmer weather makes everything more accessible and enjoyable. But what questions should visiting high school students ask? What about the parents? Here are some tips and tricks to make the most out of every campus visit:
Most of all, remember to have fun! This is the beginning of your college application journey, so use campus visits as a chance to figure out what you like and what you don’t like in a school. You’ll be glad that you paid attention to these visits when it comes time to create that college application list!
Maruta Z. Vitols is an independent college consultant in the metro-Boston area. When not helping students achieve their dreams, she enjoys hanging out with her dog, exploring new places with her husband, and doing yoga.