It is not the same thing to visit a school as an applicant than to visit it as an accepted student. You will come to see the school in a completely different light. For better or worse, this is an essential step that students must take during this month. Choosing the right college is a very important decision which must not be taken lightly. Check out this article from US News & World Report which breakdowns 10 steps students should take to help them decide on their future college.