How To Visit College Campuses Without Leaving Home

It might not be feasible for you and your family to visit every college on your list in person.  However, there’s another option for you and they’re called “virtual campus tours.”

These virtual tours allow you to visit the schools on your list right from the comfort of your own home.  All you need is an internet connection to take advantage of this opportunity.

 What Are Virtual Campus Tours?

A virtual campus tour is a simulation of what the college will look like in person.  This will give you an idea of how the campus is laid out, what the buildings look like, and where things are located.  Plus, these tours will give you more insight into how beautiful some campuses really are!

Why Are These Helpful?

Taking a virtual campus tour can really help put your mind at ease.  They can give you an idea of what it would be like to attend a college without physically being there.  You’ll learn a ton of information and you won’t have to spend a dime.  It’s also fun and exciting to browse around and compare different campuses.

How Can I Get Started?

The process is actually quite simple. Just visit the website of the college(s) you’re interested in and click the virtual tour link (or something similar). The act of searching through a school’s website to locate the virtual tour link will be a good exercise. You’ll need to become more efficient when navigating these websites as you continue to research colleges.

What If I Can’t Find The Virtual Tour Link?

If you can’t find the virtual tour link on the websites for the colleges that you are interested in, try the websites listed below. These websites allow you to take virtual tours of many colleges directly from their site:

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Lauren Anderson is a certified school counselor who's passionate about helping students all over the world successfully transition from high school to college! After spending 6 years as a business professional, she obtained her Master’s degree in School Counseling and now spends her spare time helping students.

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