Campus Tours

A Guide to Touring Large Universities

Julia Clausen | March Consulting Copywriter I attended a very large state university with about 25,000 students in the freshman class alone. Additionally, most of the campuses I toured before making my final decision were also enormous, and it often felt that, no matter how many hours I spent walking around, I would always be missing something important. […]

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Research Institution vs. Small College: How Going Small Can Mean Winning Big

You’re almost done with high school, and it’s time to start thinking about colleges. Seems daunting, right? Don’t worry- one of the first big decisions you need to make is pretty easy once you get the facts straight. As you start looking for where to apply, try paying attention to campus sizes. This seemingly trivial […]

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More Than Just a Visit: What your student is actually learning while visiting colleges

College visits seem pretty straight forward. Schedule visit, arrive on campus, see things, ask questions, talk to people, ask more questions, go home (hopefully with lots of answers), repeat until THE ONE is chosen. But did you know that your student is learning SO MUCH MORE than how small the class sizes are and where […]

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Confessions of a College Tour Guide

Our Social Media Manager, Victoria, is currently a junior at Valparaiso University and works in the Office of Undergraduate Admission. You’ve probably met us roaming free on college campuses. We’re those crazy confident backwards-walking talkers. We’re those name tag wearing smilers greeting you at the doors. We’re those persistent evening phone callers. We’re your college […]

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The College Visit Handbook (Part 2)

So now you know what to do before you leave. Here’s what you should be thinking about once you get there. When you’re on campus Constantly be asking yourself: “How is this school different from all the others?” “Can I see myself here?” “What can this school offer me?” Keep these in mind as you see […]

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