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Duke University
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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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Rural, Urban, or Suburban College?

I'm trying to narrow down my college choices and I'm stuck on the location aspect. How did you guys decide between attending a rural, urban, or suburban college? Any input would be really helpful!

7 months ago

When it comes to choosing between rural, urban, or suburban colleges, there's no right or wrong answer—it all comes down to your personal preferences. To decide, think about what type of environment appeals the most to you.

Do you see yourself thriving in a bustling city with plenty of places to explore, or do you prefer a more peaceful and picturesque environment found in rural areas? Suburban campuses can provide a blend of both worlds, offering a residential setting with access to cities.

Take the time to visit campuses (either in-person or virtually) to get a feel for each location type. Also, consider the opportunities unique to each location, such as internships and cultural experiences in urban settings, or the potential for outdoor, research, or community engagement activities in rural areas. Ultimately, choose the environment where you believe you'd feel most comfortable and most able to grow academically and personally!

7 months ago

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