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Do a Non-Traditional College Visit Part Three

Continuing our series of ways to increase the value of your campus visit, here is part three of how to make the most of your college visit, the non-traditional way.

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Do a Non-Traditional College Visit Part Two

Monday I went over the importance of an overnight visit in a campus dormitory (if possible) and a trip to the campus dining hall as some non-traditional ways to enhance your college visit. But don’t leave campus without doing the things below too! Here is part two of how to make the most of your college visit, the non-traditional way.

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Do a Non-Traditional College Visit Part One

For most students and parents of college-bound students, a college visit includes going on the college coordinated campus tour with other prospective students, sitting in on a class, and talking to an admissions counselor about admissions requirements, scholarships, and financial aid. Then you leave campus and evaluate your options.

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Own Your College Choice Part Two

Yesterday I talked about how your college choice can impact your college success based on some factors like academic programs, campus activities, and even college location. Here are some more of my thoughts on how you can own your college choice.

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Own Your College Choice Part One

Can your college choice impact your college success? We’ve posted about the recent chatter regarding why it is what you do in college, not where you go, that spells out college success, but what about choosing a school for another reason? Here’s my two cents worth.

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