Campus “fly-in” invitations based on intended major

This third and final post on campus fly-in visits focuses on recruiting students with intended majors in particular areas, like STEM subjects and the arts.  Columbia Engineering Experience (at Columbia University in New York City) wants any high-achieving, rising senior with an interest in engineering and a solid mathematics and science background.  Why would one of the … Continue reading Campus “fly-in” invitations based on intended major

A closer look at campus “fly-in” visits: open invitations

Some schools extend a general invitation to prospective applicants to visit, with the school reimbursing some or all of the travel costs.  These fly-ins help campuses expand their name recognition beyond their own geographic regions.  Bryant University (enrollment 3,459) in Smithfield, RI;  The College of Idaho (enrollment 1,070) in Caldwell, ID; The College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University (enrollment … Continue reading A closer look at campus “fly-in” visits: open invitations

An overview of campus “fly-in” opportunities

Did you know that scores of colleges and universities across the country—including some of the most elite—offer high school seniors the chance to visit campus before applying, sometimes all expenses paid? These “fly-in” experiences give schools the chance to pre-screen and build a relationship with prospective applicants. IMPORTANT: Getting a spot at these events can be competitive. … Continue reading An overview of campus “fly-in” opportunities