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5 Things to do on a College Visit

College is an expensive investment, so you not only want to take that campus tour, but also do these five things to make sure you find the best college for you!

Alexis Avila CEO of Prepped & Polished gave us some tips.

Five Things to Do on a College Visit
from Alexis Avila CEO of Prepped & Polished

Visit school when it is in session, bustling with kids.
Sleepover in the dorms. Hanging out with students overnight will tell you volumes about the day to day college scene.
Really taste the food! You’re going to spend the next two to four years eating at this dining hall, so make sure you like the cuisine!
Identify your academic interest and take a class in it. Was the class interesting? Were the students engaged?
Get to know other college students. Find out what’s REALLY happening at the school.

5 Things to do on a College Visit

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February 14th, 2016
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Episode 89: Five Things to do on a College Visit

On episode #89, Alexis Avila talks about five things to do on a college visit

Alexis Avila Founder/President of Prepped & Polished discusses five things to do on a college visit.
Tip 1. Visit the college either in the Fall or Spring.
Tip 2. Spend the night in a Dormitory.
Tip 3. Eat a meal at the dining facility.
Tip 4. Take a Class in your academic area of interest.
Tip 5. Engage with other college students.

 

Episode 89: Five Things to do on a College Visit

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August 19th, 2015
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Podcast Episode 48 With Kelly Queijo, Helping You Make Smart College Visits

Helping You Make Smart College Visits: Kelly Queijo

The Prepped and Polished Podcast is an educational and inspirational show that offers tutoring and test prep tips as well as interviews with celebrities and leaders in education. It is hosted by Alexis Avila, founder of Prepped and Polished LLC, a tutoring and test prep firm for K-college.

On today’s show, Alexis is joined by Kelly Queijo founder of Smart College Visit, a resource to help coordinate and plan the multiple college visits during the college bound journey.

Kelly talks about company, and gives us her best tips for what makes a smart college visit vs. a not so smart college visit. She also discusses Campus Chat, her weekly Twitter Chat that takes place every Wednesday at 9:00PM EST. Each week, there is a new topic related to all things college.

For more Information on the Twitter chat, simply search #CampusChat on Twitter at 9:00PM on Wednesday’s and you can engage in the helpful college bound information.

Also, more information on Kelly’s company, Smart College Visit can be found on the web: www.smartcollegevist.com.

Enjoy, Thanks for Listening and remember at The Prepped and Polished Podcast, We Empower You to Take Control of Your Education!

Helping You Make Smart College Visits: Kelly Queijo

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February 10th, 2015
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