Once you've figured out what you want and how much you can afford to spend, you can start your inital list of colleges. This list should include colleges you're interested in and want to research. Don't worry about how many schools are on your initial list. We have tips and tools to help you narrow it down.
While you're searching for schools, be sure to consider all your options:
Some great ways to get started on your list include:
Available as an iPad app and as an Online version, Fiske Interactive allows you to search through profiles and pictures of more than 300 schools included in the #1 bestselling Fiske Guide to Colleges. You can even take notes, sort schools into lists, and bookmark schools you want to further research.
Frank Palmasani has organized colleges into eight categories based on cost. Figure out which categories you can afford in the Paying for College section.
Schools on this list, both major universities and small colleges, are known to have good learning disability support.
The following websites have customizable searches that allow you to select from and input specific criteria.
SuperMatch at College Confidential