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Answers to Your College Questions

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how to narrow down your college listChoosing your list of colleges is one of the most important admissions decisions you will make. With thousands of schools to choose from, this decision can be a tough one! Check out these pointers from our experts to help you find the right college for you.

Consider the Cost

Frank Palmasani, Author of Right College, Right Price: The New System for Discovering the Best College Fit at the Best Price

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college-search-perfect-personality-matchAll colleges have their own defining traits and unique personalities, just like people do. Whether or not a college’s personality is going to mesh with yours is one of the most important—not to mention fun—things to consider during your college search process.

Now is the time to start figuring out what you want in a college (or don’t want in a college), building lists (and we loves lists!), and evaluating the personality of colleges you’re interested in.

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Planning college visits for this spring or summer? Why not build in some tourism? Here is a list of 10 campuses that are worth visiting for their architectural interest and scenic beauty alone.

 

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How do I prepare for a college visitIs there one perfect college or university for you? Perhaps. Most likely, though, there are many schools that could be a great fit. When visiting schools, you’ll sense the characteristics that differentiate one school from another.

School visits offer you a chance to sample different schools to determine what suits you best. There are many factors to consider, so here are a few things you should do to ensure that you are well-prepared for your visit:

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What should I do on a college visit

Before discussing what to do during a college visit, it’s important to note that visiting colleges is a critical part of developing a good college list and making a wise college choice. In addition, college visits offer one of the best opportunities to develop a relationship with the college admissions representative assigned to your high school. This is important because he or she is likely the first person to read your application and possibly make the accept/waitlist/decline decision.

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