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Student College & Career Fair Checklist



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.


Classroom questions...

❑ 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?


Housing questions...

❑ 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?