Ready to start the college search with your son or daughter? Here are 25 Questions To Ask A College Representative when you a visiting colleges.
It’s hard to believe that I will soon be the parent of a college graduate. It’s equally hard to believe that I will also be a parent of a college senior. So yes, while we have successfully steered one of our kids through the college process, our youngest is about to embark on his. Having already experienced the college search with Gabrielle, I thought I would share a few tips the we have learned along the way. My biggest piece of advice for you and your child – Don’t be afraid to ask questions either when visiting or doing your college research.
Let me say that a little louder so those in the back can hear me…
Don’t be afraid to ask questions either when visiting or doing your college research.
25 Questions To Ask A College Representative
25 Questions To Ask A College Representative About Academics
- What programs do you offer?
- Do you offer Bachelor’s Degrees, Associate Degrees and/or certificate programs?
- Is an internship or co-op required at your school?
- Do you have an honors program?
- Do your educators have real-world experience?
- Is there tutoring or mentoring if I need extra help?
Questions To Ask A College Representative About Admissions
- When is the application deadline?
- What are the requirements for acceptance?
- Do you require SATs?
- When can I take a tour?
Questions To Ask A College Representative About Financial Aid
- What is the tuition including fees, books and housing (if applicable)?
- What type of aid is available to me?
- Are there scholarships and how do I apply?
- What is the deadline to apply for financial aid?
Questions To Ask A College Representative About Student Life
- What activities are available?
- What resources are available to help me build my network of friends?
- What type of residence options do you have?
- How can I get involved in campus activities or sports?
Questions To Ask A College Representative About Technology
- What type of computers do you use in the classroom (PC vs Mac)
- What type of software is used for online classes?
- How is technology used in the classroom?
- What type of tech support do you offer on campus?
Questions To Ask A College Representative About Career Services:
- Will I have help finding a job after I graduate?
- What are some of the companies your students have worked for?
- What other careen services do you offer?