Area high school students tour colleges over break

March 28, 2010 4:01:44 PM PDT
Hundreds of Chicago Public School students will be spending spring break at college.Eleven bus-loads of high school students left Saturday morning from the United Center to visit colleges and universities across the country.

During the tours, the students will have the opportunity to experience college life, shadow students in the classroom, and speak with university officials about financial aid and courses of study.

The students are visiting Big Ten schools, East Coast universities and touring Historically Black Colleges and Universities.