Ways to get an Inside Look at a potential college or school

  • Shadow a student or spend a day attending real classes – get a sense for the culture and atmosphere
  • Find Someone on a social network…pick one.  And introduce yourself as a prospective student.  See what they have to say about their school, their experience.
  • Meet with a professor or academic adviser one-on-one.  Ask as many questions as you can come up with and make some of them on the tough side.

Good Questions to ask current students:

What do you like the most about YourSchool?  What do you like least?
Why did you choose YourSchool?
What makes YourSchool stand out?
What surprised you when you started taking class at YourSchool?
How is YourSchool going to help you reach your professional goals?

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