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Response to OmahaBlueDog (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 11:44 PM

5. Does she know what she wants to major in?

If so, find a professor in that area and email them ahead of time. See if she can visit a class while she's there.

Ask if students in that major generally are able to graduate in 4 years (many people in the arts or arts education majors have too many credits in their degree programs to do so)

Ask what recent graduates are doing, if they're working in their degree area.

Also, pay real close attention to the neighborhood. Lots of colleges in bigger cities are located in areas without a lot of nearby food/entertainment options, or are in neighborhoods one wouldn't venture into at night. If the university doesn't have activities on-campus to compensate, the students get sick of that real quick.

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