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Questions to Ask a College Representative

 

  1. What are the college's academic specialties?
    What programs are particularly strong or competitive?
  2. What makes your college distinctive?
  3. What are the academic credentials of the typically admitted student? (ACT/SAT/class rank, GPA)
  4. Are extracurricular activities considered when making admission decisions?
  5. Do you offer career planning and placement at graduation?
  6. Is residence housing guaranteed? Is living in the residence halls required? What percentage of students live on campus?
  7. What do students do when they are not in class or studying? - Clubs, fraternities, sororities, etc.
  8. What percentage of classes are taught by professors, and what percentage by teaching assistants?
  9. What are the deadlines for application and for financial aid?
  10. When are notifications of acceptance sent?
  11. Is there specific job placement data available for recent graduates in your field of interest?
  12. What percentage of the freshman class return for their sophomore year?
  13. What is the student to faculty ratio?
  14. What honors programs are available? Is there honors housing?
  15. What percentage of students leave campus on the weekend?
  16. What percentage of students receives financial aid?
  17. What types of scholarship opportunities are available?
  18. Is the college on the quarter or semester system?
  19. Does the college have a monthly payment plan for payment of fees?
  20. Are freshman permitted to have cars on campus?
  21. Who takes care of students that are sick?
  22. What kinds of academic assistance are available?
  23. What security measures have been taken to assure the student's safety?
  24. How are roommates assigned?
  25. Should students bring their own computers?

 

Upcoming Events

February 20, 2018

NO SCHOOL/MID WINTER RECESS

February 24, 2018

TAE Senior Banquet

March 1, 2018

Spring Sports Parent Night TAE Gym 6:30 p.m.

March 2, 2018

TAE Play Performance 7:00 p.m.

March 3, 2018

TAE Play Performance 7:00 p.m.

March 5, 2018

JV/Varsity Spring Sports begin

March 8, 2018

TAE 4th Marking Period Ends

March 9, 2018

NO SCHOOL/SUPERINTENDANTS CONFERENCE DAY

March 10, 2018

SAT Exam (Registration Deadline February 9)

March 30, 2018

NO SCHOOL/EARLY SPRING RECESS

April 2, 2018

NO SCHOOL/EARLY SPRING RECESS

April 9, 2018

TAE Junior Rotarian Fundraiser begins

April 14, 2018

ACT Exam (Registration Deadline March 9)

April 16, 2018

TAE Junior Class Flower Sale (ends 5/4) ****flower pick up 5/12

April 20, 2018

TAE 5th Marking Period ends

TAE Junior Rotarian Fundraiser ends

April 23, 2018

NO SCHOOL/ SPRING BREAK

April 24, 2018

NO SCHOOL/ SPRING BREAK

April 25, 2018

NO SCHOOL/ SPRING BREAK

April 26, 2018

NO SCHOOL/ SPRING BREAK

April 27, 2018

NO SCHOOL/ SPRING BREAK

April 30, 2018

TAE 6th Marking Period begins

May 4, 2018

TAE Junior Class Flower Sale Fundraiser ends

May 5, 2018

TAE Class of 2019 Rummage Sale TAE Gym

SAT Exam (Registration Deadline April 6)

May 7, 2018

TAE Junior Rotarians Purple Pinkie Week

May 9, 2018

District-wide Early Release Day 11:15 at TAE/Parent-Teacher Conferences

May 12, 2018

TAE Junior Class Flower Sale pick-up

May 15, 2018

TAE AP Calculus Exam 8:00 a.m.

District Arts Festival TAE Auditorium

May 16, 2018

National Honor Society Induction 6:00 p.m. Auditorium