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Higher Ed in the News

Campus tours get an overhaul

August 24, 2009

The remaking of the campus tour is the latest development in the competition among colleges to woo the most talented applicants.

Colleges and universities are also aiming to provide visitors a more natural, spontaneous and, ideally, engaging experience.

Hendrix College, a liberal arts institution outside Little Rock, Ark., has emerged as a pace-setter for the modern campus tour. Administrators from as far away as Bennington College in Vermont have traveled to Arkansas to see the program.

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