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Duke University
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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
| 800 verbal


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How do I find the right college for my major?

Hi everyone, I'm a high school junior, and I have a pretty good idea of what I want to major in when I go to college. How can I find colleges that offer strong programs in my desired major? What factors should I consider when searching for the right college for my major? Thanks for your advice!

11 months ago

Hey there! I'm glad to hear that you have an idea of what you want to major in; that's a great start! To find colleges with strong programs in your desired major, you can begin by conducting online research. Websites like U.S. News and World Report, Niche, and College Board provide rankings and information on various college programs. You can filter your search based on your major and other preferences like location, size, and campus culture.

Another way to find colleges with strong programs is by asking teachers, counselors, or alumni who have experience in your field of interest for their recommendations. Don't hesitate to reach out to college admissions representatives, too; they can provide valuable insights and suggestions.

When searching for the right college for your major, consider factors such as faculty expertise, available resources, research opportunities, internships, and job placement rates. Visiting college campuses, either in person or virtually, can also give you a better sense of the overall environment and whether you'll feel comfortable there. Best of luck in your search!

11 months ago

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