The Tour Guide’s Guide to Campus Tours

These seem like very reasonable suggestions and advice!


I gave campus tours for four years in college and witnessed too many mistakes being made by applicants and their families while visiting a campus.  Seeing a school first hand is one of the most important steps in the college search, and its important you make the most of your time on campus. Check out these 5 insider tips on how to get the most out of your campus visits.

1. Choose Your Visits Wisely

On my tours it was all too common to see a student completely lose interest within five minutes of being on campus. I choose to ignore the possibility that I was boring them, so it must have been that they didn’t want to be there in the first place!

Choosing which colleges to visit is not the time to throw darts at the dartboard. Take virtual tours, explore school websites, and look at photos…

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