Pre-Application Activities Learning About Colleges

Learning About Colleges

There are several strategies for students to learn about colleges beyond reading the college’s webpages.  The most effective ways for students to learn about potential colleges are highlighted here.

  • Attend college fairs (best when students are uncertain about which colleges are of interest)
  • Take a virtual tour of the college
  • Visit the college

Tools provided here should help students effectively learn about colleges they are considering.

Pre-Application Activities

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