Before the College & Career Fair...
❑ Review the list of College & Career Fair participants.
❑ Locate the schools you want to interview.
❑ Check out the schedule of information sessions.
Check off questions you would like to ask school representatives...
❑ 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 questions...
❑ 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 questions...
❑ 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?