Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 182. Attend an information session Most colleges have information sessions for prospective students and parents. These sessions can be very helpful. 3. Talk to an admissions counselor Admissions counselors are available to discuss admissions requirements and to answer questions about the admis- sions process. If you would like to discuss your academic record or your chances of being admitted, take an unofficial transcript with you. 4. Check out the area Explore the city or town the college is located in. Remember, you won’t just go to school there—you’ll also be living in that community. 5. Take pictures and make notes Make a note of anything you want to remember. After your visit, write down your impressions, and list the college’s positive and negative aspects. Some Questions to Ask What makes this college special or unique? What are your strongest majors? Are there specific requirements for my major? What percent of first-year students return? Do most students stay or leave on the weekends? Which admissions criteria do you consider most important (GPA, ACT/SAT scores, class rank)? 13