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college fair tipsWhether you’re narrowing down your list of colleges or just starting your college search, college fairs are an excellent (and usually free!) resource to take advantage of to gather information about schools you’re interested in and get a feel for them without having to visit each campus. They are also crucial opportunities to make contacts by chatting one-on-one with campus representatives.

Student contact with admissions offices (aka “demonstrated interest”) can be a “tip factor” in admissions. Your contact with colleges could be the difference between your being admitted, wait-listed, or rejected—so take advantage of college fairs! To learn how to make the most of college fairs, check out this advice from adMISSION POSSIBLE by Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz.

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