Top Ten Questions

While visiting colleges on your interest list, be sure to schedule a tour with a student ambassador — it’s a great opportunity to ask essential questions and get honest answers from those who know campus life best. Use the ten questions below to get the conversation started or download and print the Top Ten Questions Worksheet to take it with you.

  1. Why did you choose this college?
  2. Do most students stay on campus during the weekend?
  3. What do students do for fun on weekends?
  4. What is a typical weekday like for you?
  5. What is your favorite spot on campus?
  6. Can you bring your car to campus?
  7. What is the average class size?
  8. What percentage of students study abroad?
  9. What do you wish you had asked on a campus tour when you were in my place?
  10. What would be your most important advice for incoming students?