College campus tour trips are important for high school students who are looking into attending a university. There is so much to learn about the college, such as its environment and the student life there.
All these factors play an important role in deciding whether or not that school is right for you, which is why it’s important to take college campus tours when applying to schools. The Benefits Of College Campus Tours include: It helps the student make a more informed decision about what university they want to go to It allows them to check out different universities at one time It can give them some insight into what they need financially for this University Some Tips For Taking A College Tour When taking a tour of the school remember these tips:
- Have your questions ready,
- write them down if you have to, but remember that touring a school is your chance to really get answers for some of the questions that still might be lingering in your mind. Take notes! Don’t just rely on remembering everything you see or hear, write it down so you can always look back at it. Be prompt, not only for your own sake but also because often times campus tours are given by highly populated areas of the tour and being late can jeopardize your learning experience there. Eat prior to attending a tour, don’t eat while you’re walking around, take a drink with you too as this will enable you to pay better attention when asked questions.
- Know what your priorities are: academics, sports, campus life, greek life, study abroad
- Other notable points to keep in mind: class sizes, diversity, general atmosphere
- This way you can find a university that fits your needs and keeps those things in mind. Talking to current students is also very helpful when looking for a school. Also try doing research on the area where each of the universities are located as well as their surrounding areas so that you know what is expected of you once you enter that campus, what will be available to you and how far it may be from home. This will help ease tensions about if this will be the right university for them or not without having them spend many years there only to realize they made a mistake!
- Some people have concerns about visiting too many campuses due to limited funds or time restriction. Make use of the virtual campus tours most colleges offer. CampusVR has fully immersive VR tours. See their University of Tamps tour here.
Use our College Campus Tour Planner for your students. It is designed so they can keep track of their questions and answers. It allows them to compare the answers as well.
A well planned college campus tour will make it even more of a success for your students.