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How do I research colleges?

Hey everyone, I'm a junior and I'm starting to create my college list. I'm not exactly sure how to research colleges, though. What resources should I use to find out more about each school? Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

10 months ago

Hello! It's great to see that you're being proactive about researching colleges. When my child was in your position, we used a variety of resources to gather information about different schools. First, start by visiting each college's website to get a general overview of the programs, campus life, and location. Additionally, the College Board's BigFuture website offers a college search tool that can help you narrow down your options based on various criteria, such as size, location, and majors. Social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube can also provide a glimpse into the campus culture and student life. Don't forget to attend college fairs and open houses to meet with admissions representatives and ask any specific questions you may have. Lastly, talking to current students or alumni can give you a more personal perspective on the college experience. Good luck with your research, and I hope you find the perfect fit!

10 months ago

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