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Episode 28: Making the Most of a Counselor Visit to Your High School

November 1, 2021

Sometimes you travel a long distance to go see a college or university that interests you. Other times, if you're lucky, that college or university comes to see you.

They're called counselor visits, and they're a great way to learn more about a university without leaving school grounds.

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we'll share our top tips for making the most of these counselor visits. We'll cover it all: what happens during a typical counselor visit, whether students should prepare for these visits — and if so, how — and whether it's necessary to send a follow-up message to the counselor after their visit.

Here to help us break it all down is Ben Kavanaugh, associate director of Admissions for Bucknell.

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