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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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Which colleges should I apply to?

Hi everyone! I'm a junior starting to look into colleges. Can anyone suggest some factors I should consider when deciding which colleges I should apply to? It's all a bit overwhelming, and I could use some guidance. Thanks!

7 months ago

Hello! I understand that the college search process can be overwhelming, but it's great that you're getting started early. When deciding which colleges to apply to, there are several factors you might want to consider, including:

1. Location: Is there a certain region or type of environment you prefer (urban, suburban, rural)?

2. Size: Do you want a smaller, more intimate college experience or a larger university with more resources and classmates?

3. Programs and majors: Make sure the colleges you apply to offer the majors or areas of study you're interested in.

4. Support services and extracurriculars: Check out the available clubs, organizations, and support services (tutoring, career counseling, etc.) to ensure they align with your interests.

5. Cost and financial aid: Look into tuition costs and financial aid policies at different schools to find options that fit your budget.

6. College culture: Research the overall vibe, values, and traditions of the institutions to determine if they align with your personality.

You can use resources like CollegeVine's school list builder to help narrow down your options based on these factors and your personal preferences. Good luck with your college search!

7 months ago

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