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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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How do I decide which colleges to visit?

Hey guys! I'm a high school junior, and I'm starting to plan some college visits for the upcoming months. There are so many schools I'm interested in, and I'm not sure how to decide which ones to visit. How can I narrow down my list and choose the colleges that will be most beneficial to visit? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're planning your college visits ahead of time. It can definitely be overwhelming with so many schools to consider, but it's important to visit the ones that best fit your needs and preferences. To start, I suggest narrowing down your list by considering factors like location, size, academic programs, campus culture, and financial aid options. Think about what aspects are most important to you and what type of environment you can see yourself thriving in.

Once you have a smaller list, research each college online and see if they offer virtual tours or webinars. This can give you a feel for the campus and help you decide whether it's worth visiting in person. Reach out to current students or alumni if you can, as they can provide valuable insights into the school's atmosphere and what it's like to be a student there.

Lastly, try to group college visits by geographical area to make your trips more efficient. This way, you can visit multiple schools in a shorter amount of time. Happy college hunting, and I hope you find the perfect fit for you!

10 months ago

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