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College visits are essential components of any thorough college search process. These thumbnail experiences guide informed decisions in many ways: they allow for a brief window into your child’s possible future and expose them to the many criteria ultimately involved in the final school selection. Visiting students feel the campus culture and interact with potential peers, professors and administrators. For both you and your student to get the most out of these visits, be sure to plan ahead and build an itinerary that touches on key aspects of college life. Be sure to gather and review all the information you can about admissions standards, degree programs, and academic rigor beforehand. Students need to find schools where they’ll feel comfortable and can see themselves socially, but also where they’ll find the academic rigor and programs they need. The research process will help you discover what kind of environment your child wants…

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