Formal college-sponsored campus tours and information sessions are awesome opportunities to learn more about colleges and universities and if they are the right fit for you. Yet, staying on campus after the sun sets is an even better opportunity to get a real feel for if the college or university you saw during the day is also a good fit for you at night.
You may know all about Regular Decision, Early Decision, and Early Action, but do have you heard about the most exciting type of Admission? Instant Admission is pretty much the dream of every student and every admissions officer; it’s fun, fast, and exhilarating.
…consider yourself lucky! Admissions officers visit relatively few high schools; therefore, if a rep from a college or university that interests you visits your high school, you need to make the most of this opportunity.
College fairs are full of action and distractions; therefore, by simply remaining focused and asking thoughtful questions you are going to impress admissions officers far more than the vast majority of students in attendance.
“We track each interaction a student initiates with us, including clicking email links, calling the admissions office, participating in online chats and even corresponding with the university via social media,” said Jonathan Burdick, vice provost for enrollment initiatives at University of Rochester.
More in the Democrat & Chronicle (12/21/15)