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Campus Tour and College Visit


Financial Aid and the College Visit: Questions You Need To Ask

When you visit a college campus, you'll want to be certain that you ask the right questions about the financial issues involved in attending. Here's a list of some of the most important questions you should be asking.

By Peterson's Staff updated on April 07, 2014

Financial Aid and the College Visit: An Essential Part of College Planning

Using a college visit to meet with the college's financial adviser is a good use of your time and of the trip. Check out this article for some good information on what to ask and what to learn.

By Peterson's Staff updated on October 14, 2013

Do You Have a Campus Tour Plan?

Planning out your campus visits is a very good idea for the college planning process. There are a number of different kinds of campus visits you should be thinking about making, and you should plan accordingly.

By Peterson's Staff updated on July 18, 2013

Ask the Experts: Campus Tour and College Visit

Read actual questions from students about campus tours and college visits and see answers and advice from college planning and admissions experts.

By Peterson's Staff updated on May 15, 2013

Colleges Near You

What to Do When Your Campus Tour is Over

Believe it or not, the fun is just starting when your campus tour ends! Now you get to take charge and go see what's on your list, not theirs.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 29, 2013

Talk to the Locals During Your College Visit

The best way to really get the scoop on campus life while making your college visits is to talk to the students who live there.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 29, 2013

When a College Visit Just Isn't Possible

Just because you can't physically make it to the campus of the college you're interested in doesn't mean you can't explore it in some other way. Read on to find out about alternatives to actual, physical campus visits.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 28, 2013

Using a College Visit to Check Up On Campus Safety and Health

When you make a campus visit, you'll want to do more than check out the academics. You'll want to make sure of what the college or university is like as a home. To do that, you'll want to check in on the health center, on the campus safety, and more. Find out what else here.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 28, 2013

Campus Visits, College Research, and Your College List

Campus visits can be the difference between a right choice and a wrong choice when you're picking out a college. Here, you'll find out why they're so important, and what you should be hoping to get from them.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 23, 2013

During a Campus Tour and College Visit, First Impressions Count

Campus visits are a great way to scope out the campuses of the colleges and universities you are considering. There are many things you should keep in mind while you're on a campus tour, and this article has the scoop on those tips.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 23, 2013

Using a Campus Tour to Get a Feel for Campus Life

The on-campus tour is your opportunity to scope out a potential college and find out for sure if it's right for you. Here are some tips for how to make the most of your on-campus trip.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 23, 2013
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