:: Boston Education World ::

News

Have you ever been wondering what to ask when you are on campus tours? The Choice (NYT blog) interviewed Martha C. Merrill, the dean of admission and financial aid at Connecticut College who gives us very practical and helpful tips on "what (not) to ask on a campus tour." (see more at: http://thechoice.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/13/what-not-to-ask-on-a-campus-tour/?ref=education) She suggests students (not) ask the tour guides the following questions:


1) Ask why your guide decided to attend the college you are visiting.

2) Ask about a favorite class

3) Ask your guide about an interesting conversation with friends.

4) Ask about a typical weekday.

5) Go ahead and ask about the food.

6) Don't ask for your guide's SAT Scores or high school GPA

7) Don't ask your guide to predict how much financial aid you might receive

8) Parents: Don't ask questions that divulge personal information about your students

9) Don't try to persuade your tour guide to admit you

10) Keep in mind that your tour guide is presenting just one student's perspective.


I hope you will enjoy and get the most out of your campus tours!


조회 수 :
16372
등록일 :
2013.03.16
16:18:51
엮인글 :
http://www.bostonedu.org/xe/884/892/trackback
게시글 주소 :
http://www.bostonedu.org/xe/884
List of Articles
번호 제목 날짜 조회 수
40 "They Loved Your G.P.A Then They Saw Your Tweets": A Reason to Be Careful to Post on Social Media 2013-11-11 13989
39 September Check List for Juniors 2013-09-16 14442
38 September Checklist for Seniors (from NYT Blog) 2013-08-31 9700
37 From "Guidance Office: Answers from Harvard's Dean, Part I" 2013-07-01 9865
36 "June College Checklist for Juniors" from The Choice Blog by NYT 2013-06-22 21475
35 Brown's Free Offer: "bridging the gap between college and high school with an open online course" 2013-04-27 10201
34 Congratulations! BEW College Acceptance (2011-2013) 2013-04-17 21870
33 The Dartmouth: "College admits 10 percent of applicants to Class of 2017" 2013-04-05 33316
32 The Cornell Daily Sun: "Cornell Releases Class of 2017 Regular Decision Results" 2013-04-05 10422
31 The Tech (MIT): "1548 admitted frosh for the Class of 2017" 2013-04-05 22534
30 The Harvard Crimson: "Harvard College Accepts Record Low of 5.8 Percent to the Class of 2017" 2013-04-05 11655
29 The Stanford Daily: "Class of 2017 admit rate marks record low at 5.7 percent" 2013-04-05 16462
28 The Brown Daily Herald: "U. accepts second-lowest percentage of applicants ever" 2013-04-05 10125
27 The Daily Pennsylvanian: "Penn admit rate drops to record-low 12.1 percent" 2013-04-05 9846
26 Columbia Spectator: "Columbia College, SEAS see record-low admit rate for class of 2017" 2013-04-04 15131
25 From The Daily Princetonian: U Accepts 7.29 Percent of Applicants 2013-04-04 11707
24 From Yale Admissions Office: Admit rate falls to all-time low 2013-04-04 10801
» Tips on "what (not) to ask on a campus tour" (from NYT blog, The Choice) 2013-03-16 16372
22 Tentative Regular Decision Notification Dates 2013-02-23 41410
21 From an Ivy League Dean: "College Searching Tips for Juniors" 2013-02-15 34821