What are good questions to ask at a college visit?
- What’s it like to be a first-year student here?
- What’s a typical day like?
- How much time do students spend studying per week?
- What do you do when you’re not in class?
- What do you do on the weekends?
- What is the social scene like?
- What kinds of things are there to do in your school’s hometown?
- How’s the food?
What should you not ask on a college tour?
Now, let’s get to the questions themselves.
- “What was your experience like as a first-year?” …
- “What made you want to stay?” …
- “What did the process of choosing your major look like?” …
- “What about your first visit to this campus stood out?” …
- “What’s the surrounding community like?”
What should I look for in a college tour?
Here are some things you should put on your college visit checklist.
- Classrooms. One thing that definitely belongs on your college visit checklist is classrooms. …
- Gym / Rec Center. …
- Dorms. …
- Library. …
- Student Resource Centers. …
- Cafeteria. …
- Off-Campus Housing. …
- Greek Life and Other Organizations.
What questions should a parent ask at a college visit?
Questions Parents Should Ask on College Tours with Their Children
- What are the financial aid options available?
- How does the college structure its financial aid awards?
- What was the percentage of students awarded aid in the previous academic year?
What questions should you ask college coaches?
Questions to Ask College Coaches on the Phone
- Are you recruiting my position?
- Do you have a timeline for recruiting my position?
- What are you looking for in a player for my position?
- Where do I fit on your list of recruits?
- What are my opportunities for playing time?
How do I ask for more money for college?
Here are six phrases you can use in your negotiation depending on your situation.
- This Is What My Family Can Afford. …
- I Need $X to Attend. …
- College X Has Offered Me More. …
- My Senior Year Has Been My Best Yet. …
- You Are My First Choice. …
- Please and Thank You.
How do I talk to a college admissions officer?
The two best ways to do this are by talking with admissions officers at college fairs (or at your school, if they visit) and by simply calling or emailing the office itself.
Should parents go on college visits?
Visiting Colleges With Parents Is a Good Idea
Still, there are important benefits to having parents with you when you check out prospective schools. Parents’ help is valuable in coordinating travel, accommodations and logistics. They can help you get to campus and the surrounding areas more easily.
How do you ask someone about their education?
English – U.S. I’d probably ask “What is your educational background?” or be more specific if I was only interested in a person’s education in history, French, or computer science. However, as previously posted, I’m not likely to ask this question at all unless (for example) I am interviewing someone for a job.