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How can I determine the best Ivy League school for me?

Hello everyone! I am in the process of researching colleges and narrowing down my options. How can I determine which Ivy League school would be the best fit for me? I plan on majoring in economics. Any suggestions on how to make my decision would be appreciated!

9 months ago

Hello there! It's great to hear that you're taking the time to research colleges and consider the best fit for you. Determining the right Ivy League school is a personal process, and there are a few factors you might want to consider.

First and foremost, you should investigate the economics programs at each Ivy League school. While they all have prestigious programs, some might align better with your interests and goals. For example, some schools may focus more on macroeconomics while others emphasize behavioral economics. Additionally, the presence of notable faculty members in your field of interest can make a difference.

Another factor is the campus environment and location. You'll want to think about the size and setting of the schools, such as urban or rural, and what you are most comfortable with. Recall your personal preferences: are you more at ease in a smaller, intimate setting or do you thrive in a bustling environment?

Lastly, consider the school's culture and extracurricular opportunities available. Visiting the campuses and speaking with current students or alumni can help provide valuable insight into the overall atmosphere at each institution.

Best of luck in your college search!

9 months ago

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