When the oldest was still in diapers, we started a college fund for him. From the moment he began to toddle about the house, the fantasies of where he might attend college flitted through our minds. Then the worrying began. We worried about costs, ACT scores, college preparatory classes and dual enrollment. But through all of it I was looking forward to the day we would drive our little boy to his first college visit.
Visiting my future college was the overriding factor in my decision to attend my alma mater. Being on campus can give you a feel for the atmosphere and allow you to see how students interact on a daily basis. There is only so much you can learn about a college online. Visits and conversations with former and present students can provide the clarity that you need to make such a weighty decision.
There are a few things we learned from visiting colleges with our soon-to-be college freshman. Want to know more? Hop over to iHomeschool Network today where I am guest blogging. Find all the tips you need for visiting colleges with your homeschooler.
Hi, I’m Dachelle. I’m a homeschooling mom of 3 in the South. I love chocolate and have been known to hide it from my children. I can often be found reading a good book (or even sometimes just an okay book) and enjoying a jar of Nutella — don’t judge. I blog, here, at HideTheChocolate.com when I’m not creating book clubs and making lists…lots and lots of lists (it’s an addiction). Learn more…