Oct 20, 12:11pm
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Virtual campus tours surging as coronavirus closures eliminate in-person visit option

Between March 13 and April 13, nearly 1.4 million people viewed a virtual campus tour produced by YouVisit. High school seniors are taking these tours at a rate 228% higher than they were at this time last year, according to EAB, which works with colleges and universities to apply proven best practices (and acquired YouVisit in 2019).

The surge is of course due to COVID-19-related campus closures removing the in-person campus visit for the time being. Virtual tours can serve as an introduction to schools for prospective students as well as a substitute for orientation and other on-campus activities for admitted students this spring and summer.

Read the full article written by Melissa Ezarik