How to Help Your Child Pick the Right College

Since college application is in full swing we wanted to share some quick tips on how to prepare your son or daughter to get into their dream college. Here at Spivey Insurance group we wanted to share tips on how to help your child pick the right college. Here are a handful of tips on how to make your on campus experience the best when visiting colleges.

Ask plenty of questions. There is no such thing as dumb questions. Do not be afraid to ask questions about extracurricular activities, meal plans, classroom size, and room and board.
Request to meet facility around campus. Make sure you set time when you are touring to sit with the professors. This will help you better understand the professor and how the campus operates.

Meet with the financial adviser. This is a great time to ask questions regarding financial aid. College is expensive and talking with a professional can help make the decisions easier.

Be on time. First impressions are very important. When you are meeting with anyone make sure you are always 10 minutes early.

Let your student take the lead. As hard as it is to let you son/daughter go make sure they interact and get to know current students. Meeting other students will help them get a good feel of what college life is all about.

Schedule the visit ahead of time. Make sure you call and schedule the tour ahead of time because they get booked up far in advance.

Here at Spivey Insurance we want to make sure your family has an enjoyable college tour visit. Please follow these quick tips on how your son/daughter can become successful when applying to college. We would love to see your college tour pictures! Make sure to share with us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and Google Plus!

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