Keeping A College Visit Journal
Remembering Important Details From a College Visit Can Easily be Overlooked
Campus Visits are Exciting
In the excitement of visiting a vibrant college or university, it’s understandable that many important details can be easily overlooked or forgotten once you arrive home. This can especially be true if:
- You’re visiting multiple colleges during a short period of time
- You are planning several college road trips during the college search process
- You won’t have a chance to re-visit certain college campuses before your teen submits his or her applications
Keep a Journal
Keeping a journal is an excellent way for your teen to capture his or her thoughts and observations about the campuses you will be visiting. Detailed notes will allow your teen to compare the different schools once you arrive home, and the journal will serve as a refresher if he or she needs to come back to the information at a later date.
Before you embark on your college visits, your teen should prepare a list of questions that are not answered in each school’s promotional materials or online. The college visit journal then becomes the central document for recording the answers to all of these questions.
College Visit Student Journal
Custom College Visits has created a pre-printed College Visit Student Journal. We developed this Journal after many campus visits and feedback from both college-bound students and higher education professionals. The Journal is a great tool and it serves as a guide for making sure the student doesn’t forget to ask all of the questions that are important on any campus visit.
Click here if you would like a copy of the College Visit Student Journal.
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