How to Make the Most of Your Campus Visits
- Why visiting colleges is so important
- When you should start visiting colleges
- How to decide which ones to visit
- How to properly plan each visit
- What to do when you get there
- What questions to ask
- How to follow-up afterwards
- What if you can’t visit certain schools?
Summary: Tips & Strategies
As a parent of a son who recently graduated college, and a daughter who is a current college freshman embarking on her own college journey, Jennifer approaches the transition from high school to college from a unique perspective. She truly enjoys engaging with students – helping them to build the confidence, knowledge, and insight needed to pursue their educational and career goals, while also empowering them with the strategies and skills needed to access scholarships and financial aid that can help limit college costs.
Jennifer has experience as College Coach at Kickwheel (formerly Schoold), where she provided mobile college coaching and counseling to high school and college students via remote messaging. She also worked as an independent College & Career Counselor, helping high school students to identify and apply to colleges that met their academic goals. She has experience assisting her students in sourcing potential scholarships, and provided help in filling out the FAFSA and associated verification documents. Previously, she provided admissions counseling, academic advisement, career coaching and job search assistance to high school and adult students enrolled in vocational / technical education programs through the Metropolitan Education District (MetroED), located in San Jose, California.
Jennifer earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology from University of California, Santa Cruz, and her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from National University.