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Essential Questions for Your College Visit

Essential Questions for Your College Visit
Visiting colleges is an important step in determining where your child will apply. It shows colleges that you are interested in coming to their school...
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Ask Questions During College Visits

Ask Questions During College Visits
Is your child a high school Junior? It's time for college visits! Ask questions during college visits. Try to ask questions that will engage people in dialog and show you value their opinions. When you are talking with people during college visits, you want them to get to know you. Open questions with plenty of dialog can help them get to know you better. You can show that you trust their opinion by asking them important questions about...
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Guest — Lois
Yes, we are starting. A few weeks ago we went to an open house at our local university. Next month we are driving to see my family... Read More
Saturday, 25 April 2015 15:06
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Way to go, Lois! Jumping on that inclination shows that you are willing to put "feet" to your preparedness and support. Robin Assi... Read More
Sunday, 26 April 2015 11:53
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Send Thank You Notes by Email to Demonstrate Interest

Send Thank You Notes by Email to Demonstrate Interest
Each time you and your child interact with a college, the student should send a "Thank You" note by email within a few days of their visit. In the pas...
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Jodie Masella Masella
This is great information! Thank you!
Friday, 16 February 2018 04:25
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Time to Go College Visiting

Time to Go College Visiting
 Time to Go College VisitingWhen you visit a college campus with your high school student, you will likely be given the opportunity to visit a classroom and take a campus tour.  These are great opportunities—don’t miss them!  Choose a class that interests your student, or a general freshman level class to see what the first year of college will be like.  Throughout these activities, you and your student should be taking notes.  Write down the details...
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After the Visit

After the Visit
 After you visit a college, you have one more job: Say thank you!After each campus visit, make sure your student writes a thank you note to the admissions staff and professors.  This simple act will show the staff that you’re interested in the school.  If you don’t intend to go to the school, then emailing a thank you note is fine. But if you do intend to apply to the school, then a mailed thank you...
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March is College Visit Time

March is College Visit Time
 College Visit TimeIf you’re a parent of a homeschooled teenager, you’ve probably been thinking about college for a while now! As you and your student prepare for that not-so-far-away event, now is the time to start visiting colleges that interest you.  Deciding which colleges to consider is a big job—and you should take your time doing it, since your student will be spending four years of their life in this place.  For help in the process...
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