Saturday, August 29, 2015

Senior Chilton County College Fair - Sept 9th

VHS Seniors will be attending the Chilton County College Fair on September 9th at 8:00 AM.  Our time to visit the schools/vendors will end at 9:30.  Permission forms will be going home this week.  Dress is Business jeans or flip flops please.  *If you purchased a binder, it would be good to bring along to keep anything that the schools/vendors give you - scholarship info, business cards etc.

Here are some questions that you may want to ask (from NACAC) - make a personal list of what is important to you!!!

What are the admission requirements?
What qualities should prospective students have?
Which standardized test scores do you require?
What majors are offered?
What’s the most popular?
What are the application deadlines for admission?
Are interviews required?
Are there group or individual interviews?
How can I arrange a campus visit?
How long should I expect to wait for an answer once I submit my application?

Financial aid:
How much will it cost?
What financial aid options are offered?
When is your financial aid deadline?
Estimate the percentage of work study, loans, grants, and scholarships awarded in your financial aid packages.

What is the average class size?
How accessible are professors outside of class?
Will professors or graduate students teach my courses?
When must I choose a major?
Do I need a computer?
What student services are offered (tutoring, career counseling, study workshops)?
How are the libraries, computer labs?

What type of housing is available?
Is student housing guaranteed for four years?
Would I have a roommate or live alone?
How are roommates selected?

Student life:
What special interest groups, activities, fraternities/ sororities are available?
What’s it like on campus on the weekends?
Are any programs offered to help students adjust to the college life?
Are intramural, club, and varsity sports offered?
How are the sports facilities?
What types of meal plans are available?

Just the facts:
What is the school known for?
What are recent graduates doing now?
How many freshman return for their sophomore year?
How safe is the campus and its surrounding neighborhoods? Time Saving Tip Print address labels to paste on the College Information cards. Include your name, address, e-mail, phone, high school, year of graduation, intended major(s), and extracurricular activities.

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