College Admissions Expert Elizabeth Levine: How can you Maximize each and every moment during your campus visit?


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Elizabeth Levine




Just like you are looking for college success, you want to make sure the college does their part to ensure that their students succeed as well. Researching and asking about the four and six-year graduation rates can give you a good idea of how students fare at the institution. Can you get the degree you want in four years?

One question that doesn't get asked enough is: “What percentage of freshman choose to return for the sophomore year?” This is referred to as retention rate. I always say never judge a college by any one statistic but noting each and seeing what the story tells is important in gathering information to help you make an informed decision.

When you do visit a college, make sure to attend the information session and take an official tour, and ask your guide what their challenges were at the beginning, what are their favorite things about the school and what surprised them when they arrived? Don't be shy, the rest of the group will be glad someone asked and their answer may be enlightening.

Sign up for free college admissions tips and information from Signature College Counseling go to: http://bit.ly/2whTBEy.

If you have any questions about the college admissions process or the above information please do not hesitate to contact me at info@signaturecollegecounseling.com or by phone, 845.551.6946. www.signaturecollegecounseling.com

Elizabeth Levine
Signature College Counseling is an Orange County, Hudson Valley based company
that works one on one with students and their families in navigating the admissions process so you attend the college that is right for you.
845.551.6946
Ask The College Admissions Expert a Question
www.signaturecollegecounseling.com




Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Smokin' hot and tricked out in Port Jervis
A wide range of vehicles, old and new, were admired by a steady stream of onlookers at the CruzinPort cruise night held at Airport Park in Matamoras, Pa., on July...
Read more »
Image

Hundreds speak up for undocumented children at the border
By Geri Corey
News traveled fast about a protest coming to the Everett Memorial in Goshen's Church Park on Friday evening, July 12. Nearly 200 people turned out.
Those who...

Read more »
Image

New York may soon require sex abuse awareness in school
New York could soon join 35 other states in requiring schools to teach sexual abuse awareness.
The bill would mandate age-appropriate lessons to help children understand the...

Read more »
Image

Cornerstone presenting 'Taming of the Shrew' under tent
Goshen. The Cornerstone Players will present William Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew" under the big tent at 2 p.m. on July 20, 21, 27 and 28, at Salesian Park. The...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST READ

Local News
Spider-web girl art 'guitar' is taken
  • Jul 11, 2019
Local News
Missing Goshen man found dead
  • Jul 12, 2019

MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Chester, NY