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How do I decide between attending a large or small college?

Hi all! I'm a high school junior, and I've been trying to figure out whether I'd prefer attending a large or small college. I can see the benefits of both, but I'm not sure which one would be the best fit for me. How did you all decide between attending a large or small college? Any advice would be really helpful. Thanks!

10 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're thinking about the size of the college as an important factor in your decision. When my own child was faced with the same question, we took a few things into consideration. First, we considered their preferred learning environment. Smaller colleges often offer smaller class sizes, which can lead to more individualized attention and opportunities to connect with professors. Larger universities, on the other hand, may have more diverse course offerings and cutting-edge research opportunities. Second, we thought about their social preferences. Smaller colleges tend to have a close-knit community, while larger universities offer a wider range of student organizations and events. Finally, we also looked at the resources available at each school, such as research facilities, libraries, and internship opportunities. In the end, my child chose a larger university because they felt it aligned more with their academic and social preferences. It might be helpful for you to make a list of your priorities and visit campuses, if possible, to get a feel for what each school can offer. Good luck!

10 months ago

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