Admissions

Making the Most of College Fairs When You Can't Get to Campus

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Question: I am not going to be visiting colleges because of financial constraints, but I am going to a college fair. How do I get my name on the lists of the colleges I visit at the fair so they know I've made contact with their admissions people? Should I print up business cards?

Admission officials are understanding when prospective students don't visit due to costs, but it will be helpful to let them know that it was money matters — and not lack of interest — that kept you away. Down below, “The Dean" will talk about how to do this.

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