It's All in the Visit

Inspiration for optimizing college visits.

5 Tour Guide Skills You Can Take With You After Graduation

March 11, 2021 Confidence, Public Speaking, Empathy, Customer Service

Campus tour guides have the opportunity to develop a universal skill set that can help them personally and professionally long after they graduate. Here are 5 skills I gained from my time as a tour guide:

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How To Answer The Most Common Question Asked On A Campus Tour

March 05, 2021 Reimagining College Visits, Storytelling

The most common question I received as a tour guide was, “Why did you decide to attend college here?” Although it’s a simple question, I wasn’t always sure how to respond.

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Intersectionality, Diversity, and Inclusion at Your Institution: Elon University

July 28, 2020 Student Stories, Be You, Diversity & Inclusion, Intersectionality, Elon University

In the realm of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, it is vital that we perceive ourselves, and others, through an intersectional lens. Intersectionality a theoretical framework for understanding how facets of an individual’s identity, such...

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Welcome To New Orleans, Jerius Duncan

June 30, 2020 Company Updates, New Orleans, Following Passion, Positive Relationships, Jerius Duncan, Keep Smiling

As I see the countless memes shared on social media concerning the challenges of 2020, bemoaning that the year is only halfway over, I can’t disagree: this year is unlike any other. There is suffering and uncertainty and grief, burdens too...

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We Know A Change's Gonna Come, Oh, Yes, It Will - Welcome To The Team, Cameron Gordon

June 18, 2020 Company Updates, New Orleans, Vitality, Tulane University, Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome To College is thrilled to announce the addition of Cameron Gordon. Cameron joins the company by way of the Strategic Advisor Program from the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University. 

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A Warm Welcome To Our Summer Intern... Garrett Gilliom, One Of Tulane's Finest

June 04, 2020 Campus Tour Guide Spotlight, Company Updates, Tulane University, Intern

Welcome To College is excited to re-launch our internship program and couldn't be more thrilled to offer our first intern role this summer to Garrett Gilliom, a rising sophomore Computer Science major from Tulane University! 

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Welcome To College Selects Jerius Duncan For First Regional Director of Sales

May 28, 2020 Student Stories, Company Updates, Belief In Yourself, Following Passion, Positive Relationships, COVID-19

With the 1st pick in the 2020 NTA (National Tour Guide/Ambassador) Draft...Welcome To College selects Jerius Duncan from Presbyterian College! Welcome aboard Jerius...we can't wait for your arrival to New Orleans!!! 

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Announcing New Role to Focus on Partner Success...Welcome Sarah Allen!

May 15, 2020 Company Updates, Community, MARV

"I want the kind of people on my team who naturally radiate warmth, friendliness, happiness, and kindness." - Danny Meyer

Welcome To College is to excited to announce Sarah Allen as our first Partner Success Manager! 

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Class of 2020 Senior Showcase: Lauren White, University of New Haven

April 30, 2020 Student Stories, Senior Showcase, COVID-19, University of New Haven

In this series, Welcome To College is celebrating college senior ambassadors who never had the chance to give their last campus tour. Today we celebrate Lauren White from the University of New Haven. 

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