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Is it possible to apply to too many colleges?

Hello! I'm a junior and I'm working on my college list. I've heard of people applying to 20+ colleges, but that seems like a lot. Is it possible to apply to too many colleges? How many should I aim for?

11 months ago

Hi there! I can understand how the college application process can be overwhelming, especially when considering the number of schools to apply to. While there isn't a specific number that is considered 'too many', it's important to focus on the quality of your applications rather than the quantity. Applying to a large number of schools can be time-consuming and may lead to less attention being given to each individual application. Instead, try to create a balanced list of colleges that includes reaches, matches, and safety schools that you would be genuinely interested in attending. A commonly recommended number is around 8-12 colleges, but the key is to choose the number that works best for you and allows you to submit strong, well-thought-out applications. Good luck with your college search!

11 months ago

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