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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

December 15, 2017

Junior Rotarian Donation Drive ends

December 21, 2017

TAE Band/Choir Concert (make-up date) 7:00 p.m.

January 2, 2018

TAE Play Auditions begin

January 8, 2018

TAE Freshman Fundraiser begins

January 18, 2018

TAE Freshman Fundraiser ends

January 20, 2018

Snowball Dance 7:00 p.m. - 10 p.m. TAE Gym

January 22, 2018

TAE Regents Exams School in Session

January 23, 2018

TAE Regents Exams School in Session

January 24, 2018

Regents Exams School in Session

January 25, 2018

Regents Exams School in Session

TAE 3rd Marking Period Ends

January 31, 2018

District-Wide Early Release Day 11:15 a.m. at TAE, Parent/Teacher Conferences

February 5, 2018

TAE Key Club Candy-Gram Valentine Sale begins

February 9, 2018

TAE Last day to drop 2nd Semester Classes

February 10, 2018

ACT Exam (Registration Deadline January 12)

February 14, 2018

TAE Key Club Candy-Gram Valentine Sales end

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 10, 2018

SAT Exam (Registration Deadline February 9)

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 30, 2018

TAE 6th Marking Period begins

May 4, 2018

TAE Junior Class Flower Sale Fundraiser ends