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Class of 2014: Where have you visited/plan to apply?

TPJrNYTPJrNY Registered User Posts: 47 Junior Member
edited March 2013 in High School Life
I'm sure many of us have started to visit schools. Which did you like? Which do you plan to apply to?

So far:
NYU - loved, plan to apply!
Vassar - meh... The campus and surrounding area is not so exciting.
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Replies to: Class of 2014: Where have you visited/plan to apply?

  • ArtsyGirl13ArtsyGirl13 Registered User Posts: 2,986 Senior Member
    Already Visited:
    - University of Pennsylvania - Liked it but it was not for me (something did not click)
    - Swarthmore - Loved it, plan to apply ED
    - Haverford - Liked it, plan to apply RD (if rejected by Swarthmore)
    - Bryn Mawr - Really liked the school, though not sure if I am okay with it being all girls, yet to decide if I will apply
    - University of Pittsburgh - Too big, don't want to be in 200 people intro classes, also did not feel new/exciting (but that is partially because I live one neighborhood away from the campus)
    - Junita - Really liked it, plan to apply as a safety (again if I don't get into Swarthmore ED)
    - Penn State - Liked it more then I expected, but it was way too big

    Visiting Later This Year
    - Duquesne
    - Muhlenberg
    - Georgetown
    - Dickinson
    - Probably some combination of Kenyon, Denison, Oberlin and/or Allegheny
  • quidditchcatquidditchcat Registered User Posts: 2,894 Senior Member
    I've only visited UCSD and Stanford >.<

    But I would like to visit Bowdoin, Colgate, Vanderbilt, Emory, JHU, Yale, Brown, and Wesleyan U sometime senior year.
  • biovballbiovball Registered User Posts: 779 Member
    I've visited Stanford and UCLA. LOVED the atmosphere and campus of Stanford, but something didn't feel right about UCLA. This spring break I will be flying over to the east coast and visiting Duke, Yale, Columbia, Princeton, and Dartmouth.

    I plan to apply to a lot of schools so I can increase my chances of at least getting into one top 20 school.
  • MutaRiSCMutaRiSC Registered User Posts: 1,248 Senior Member

    Planning on visiting
    Claremont McKenna/ Harvey Mudd
    Vandy(Can visit my grandma!)
    Duke(Can also visit my grandma!)
    Some other places invariably

    CA resident btw.
  • gomdorrigomdorri Registered User Posts: 721 Member
    I won't be visiting any colleges, but I already have a fairly solid list of colleges that I plan to apply to.
  • Devonte32896Devonte32896 Registered User Posts: 311 Member
    Visited Columbia University so far..Plan to apply to

    Boston U
    Syracuse U
    SUNY Buffalo

    All For Musical Theatre :)

    Sent from my LS670 using CC
  • dzzalldaydzzallday Registered User Posts: 162 Junior Member
    Visited Skidmore (went there for the summer) already. Planning on visiting ...

    SUNY Purchase
    Franklin & Marshall
    Boston Conservatory
    U Pitt (visiting Grandma also!)

    I'll probably change/add colleges over the course of the year though.

    I know that I'll be applying to Ailey/Fordham, SUNY Purchase, Julliard, and Colgate.
  • ATPmoleculeATPmolecule Registered User Posts: 407 Member
    Visited MIT, Princeton, Cornell, Carnegie Mellon
    Will visit Stanford, Harvey Mudd, Caltech

    I'm so ready to be accepted, somewhere, I just need like a checkpoint. Like in a videogame, right now I feel like if I mess up I have to start all over.
  • StudiousMaximusStudiousMaximus Registered User Posts: 3,058 Senior Member
    I've visited HYPM + Brown + UVA; they were all great in different ways. I plan to apply to all of the aforementioned colleges plus Stanford, a few other Ivies, Duke, and maybe Chicago.
  • basicspacebasicspace Registered User Posts: 193 Junior Member
    UCI (lol)
    Suffice to say, I wasn't particularly attracted to any of their campuses. Not even applying to the last two.

    Visiting 100%:

    Applying but idk if visiting:
    Harvey Mudd
    UC Reject (seriously, I want to get rejected so bad)
  • sz06103sz06103 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Visited Columbia, NYU, and Fordham. I am planning to visit Cornell sometime during winter break.
  • TeaspoonsTeaspoons Registered User Posts: 470 Member
    I'm only a sophomore but I might graduate next year... UNC is probably a safety/match of mine, it's the only one ill definitely be able to afford, it's instate, and it's a great college. Then the only other schools I'm interested in are high reaches : brown, Yale, Princeton, MIT... I haven't found any other matches or safeties that I'm really interested in..
  • FollowTheReaperFollowTheReaper Registered User Posts: 509 Member
    I've been to San Jose State, San Francisco State, USF, and driven through Cal Poly SLO and UC Santa Cruz. The only one I plan on applying to is SLO, in addition to some UCs (probably Cal, UCLA, UC Davis, and UC Irvine) and maybe USC. I would like to go out of state, but it'll probably be too expensive, and the schools I could possibly get scholarships to aren't in the most attractive of areas.
  • pleiotropypleiotropy Registered User Posts: 107 Junior Member
    I'm so jealous of you guys for having enough money to visit colleges :(
    I've only been to UMD and absolutely dislike the campus there.
  • ecouter11ecouter11 Registered User Posts: 1,501 Senior Member
    American Schools:
    Visited- RIT, unofficially because I know people who work and study there. It's...all right, but I'd be disappointed if I attended. It has very little in the way of biological research and the location, within the city itself is pretty lame unless you have a car. I like the city and wouldn't mind moving back as an adult to work there but I'd rather not go to college there.
    U of R- does the medical school count? :) I know people in the 8 year med program and lots of kids from my old HS attend. The medical center is really nice and I'd love to be on faculty there, provided they're willing to take me!

    1) I've visited 3 Canadian schools, but I mainly went there for business purposes, not to actually visit visit. One school was really small and cute but it really has nothing going on (state university of a tiny province) that interests me.
    2) The second school I went just to use the library but it's a) in the place that gets the most snow in NA a year! and b) not really enthralled with their facilities.
    3)The last school I know more intimately since I've done lots of things on campus and because my HS is extremely close to it. It's...okay, I guess. I know both faculty and students from there. The facilities for what I'm interested in are good but I strongly dislike the city I live in and would hate taking classes on campus. I generally don't like the Canadian system because it doesn't allow for much exploration of ideas. Also, I know a ton of kids who go there and while they're great, they're not exactly people I'm great friends with.

    I actually don't know what I want. I just want to be happy and successful! I've never had much choice in things like schools and whatnot, so it's kind of new to me.
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