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College Visits and Virtual College Tours

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then seeing a college campus should play a part in the process of selecting a college. Students should take advantage of family travel opportunities to visit colleges of potential interest. By contacting the Office of Admissions before arriving on campus, it is often possible to arrange for a campus tour and possible meeting with admissions counselors to have any questions about college life addressed. If a family is unable to actually visit a particular campus because of distance or timing, it is possible to take a "virtual" campus visit by linking with the web site below. Campus Tours provides an excellent window into the campus of your choice.

It is the policy of Cumberland Christian School to allow juniors and seniors to visit a college campus during the regular school year. Students are limited to two visits each year. A written request should be submitted to the high school office in advance of the absence and a dated letter from the college must be provided to the high school office following the visit. The letter from the college should indicate the fact that the student did visit the college on the particular date.

 

Visits with College Representatives at CCS

Colleges and universities often contact Cumberland Christian School and make arrangements to visit students on our campus.  Normally these visits are scheduled during the high school lunch period.  Announcements of a scheduled visits are posted on the guidance calendar and the news links below.  Parents are welcome to come and meet with the representatives during these visits.  Parents should notify the guidance office in advance so that the representatives can be prepared to assist with any concerns.  The guidance office will work with schools, parents, and students to provide for additional meeting during a school day with adequate notice. 

College Fairs

The opportunities to travel to a particular campuses are not always available to students and families.  Often times it is impossible to reach the campuses in different regions of the country.  In those cases, the opportunities presented at a college air may suit the needs of a family.

  • College Night at Cumberland County College
    A college fair is scheduled for Tuesday, October 19, 2010 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Gym at the college.
  • The King's Christian School Christian College Fair
    King's is sponsoring a college fair on October 26, 2010 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in Cherry Hill, NJ.
  • Atlantic Christian School Christian College Fair
    Atlantic Christian School is sponsoring a college fair on October 27, 2010 from 10:00 am until noon at the school in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

Off Campus Pubic Meetings for Particular Colleges

The Guidance Office occasionally receives information concerning special visit weekends or events and regional meetings for colleges that are unable to visit individual high schools.  A mixture of information is made available on the links below as information is received.  Please check carefully the details of the information posted for accuracy and any advanced arrangements that are required.