POST SECONDARY INFORMATION
Important things to consider when planning your post secondary options:
Is my major/field of study available?
Am I comfortable with the distance from my hometown?
What is the student body makeup at the institution?
What support services are available to students?
What is the faculty/student ratio?
If technology is important, what is available?
Are honors, learning communities, study abroad, etc opportunities available?
Are institutional scholarships and financial aid available?
Do you meet the qualification for acceptance?
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What you should ask on a college visit:
What extracurricular activities are available?
What support services are available for students? (counseling, career services, healthcare, etc)
What is the faculty/student ratio?
What technology is available? (in the classroom and dorms)
Are special programs available for honors, learning communities, study abroad, etc?
How diverse is campus?
What living arrangements and options are available? (dorms, suites, apartment living, etc)
What are the meal plan options?
How safe is the campus and what precautions are in place for student safety?
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