Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about College and other Academic topics.
Universities and colleges hold "open house" when you can visit the place, enter classes, see the dorms, etc. It is very important to actually visit the university or college you're applying to (or planning to apply to), even outside the "open house" period. Some things that look great on the web or in a brochure might turn out to be disappointing in person.