College campus visit questions

Things to ask when scheduling your campus visit:

  • Can I meet professors and students from the department I’m interested in while I’m visiting campus?
  • Can I meet with an academic advisor to see what classes I’ll need to take for the major I want to study?
  • Can I meet with a financial aid advisor during my visit to learn about ways to pay for college?
  • If my parents only speak another language, can a translator be provided? Are tours offered in other languages?

Things to ask your campus tour guide:

  • How do I apply for admission? When is the deadline and how much is the application? Do you offer application fee waivers?
  • How many students attend school here? What’s the average class size? Are there multiple campuses and locations?
  • Are there specific requirements to be accepted into your school? Do I need to have a certain GPA and ACT score? Are there certain classes I should be taking in high school?
  • Do you have dorms or apartments for students? How much do they cost? Do you ever have to turn people away? Where do I find out about off-campus housing?
  • What kind of student organizations, activities, and opportunities are there on campus? Where can I find out more about them?
  • How do I apply for financial aid, and when are the deadlines?
  • What scholarships are available, and when are the deadlines?
  • Are there any college planning workshops or college fairs I can attend?
  • How do I find a job on campus?

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