1. Create a solid list of colleges with a balanced number of safety, target and reach schools. 2. Research each of the colleges on their websites becoming familiar with departments, majors and admission policies. 3. Look for a job. Many businesses are reopening and need student workers. 4. Take a online course either for fun or to boost your GPA. Colleges love to see your intellectual curiosity. Many of these are free. Check out Coursera.org or ClassCentral.com. 5. Begin writ
Visiting a college has been a way for students to show they are interested in them. So how can they show their interest now with Covid 19 resulting in campuses canceling their in person tours? Here are a few suggestions: Ask the college for an alumni interview. Ask to speak with a current student. Write to their admissions representative with questions not found on their website. Sign up to take a virtual tour and then take it.
With many colleges still uncertain about their plans to open for the fall, The Chronicle of HIgher Education is tracking over 800 colleges plans so far. Below is a sampling of a few colleges plans. The majority still plan to open. See the full list here. American University Will decide later Auburn University Planning for on-campus Boston College Planning for on-campus California State Universities Planning for all locations online Chapman University Planning for o