As a college counselor and educational consultant, I visit colleges all the time as a way to learn about what makes a campus tick. Since it’s my job to match students to the best college for them, I really have to understand those colleges.
I am often asked when is the best time to visit a college campus. Most people think that the biggest issue is whether to visit during the school year or during the summer. Actually, the best time to visit a college campus can be in the winter–when most campuses are abuzz with students doing their student thing. In addition, I enjoy visiting campuses in the evening around dinner time–when students are out of class, heading to the dining hall or library, or involved in musical ensembles or club activities.
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