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What are the benefits of going to a smaller college?

Hi everyone, I'm a junior, and I've been considering applying to some smaller colleges. Can anyone share some of the benefits of attending a smaller school over a larger one? I'd appreciate any input. Thanks!

11 months ago

Hey there! I'm glad you're thinking about the different options available for college. Attending a smaller college can have several benefits, and I'll gladly share some based on my own experience with my child. First, you'll typically find smaller class sizes, which can lead to more individualized attention from professors. This can be really helpful in understanding the course material and forming close relationships with faculty members. Second, smaller colleges often have tight-knit communities. Since there are fewer students, it's easier to get to know your peers and make connections that can last a lifetime. This can also make it easier to get involved in clubs, activities, and leadership positions on campus. Third, a smaller college may offer a more relaxed environment. Without the hustle and bustle of a massive campus, you might find it easier to focus on your studies and enjoy your surroundings. Lastly, some smaller colleges are known for their specialized programs, so if you have a specific area of interest, attending a smaller college might provide you with a more focused education. I hope this helps! Best of luck with your college search!

11 months ago

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