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Are there any lesser-known but great colleges I should apply to?

Hi everyone! I'm researching colleges to add to my application list, and I'd like to consider some lesser-known schools that might be a great fit for me. Can you suggest any hidden gems that might not be as well-known but offer an excellent education and experience?

9 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're looking for lesser-known colleges that can provide an excellent education. One school I often recommend is Reed College in Portland, Oregon. It's a small liberal arts college known for rigorous academics and a tight-knit community. Another gem is Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. They have a strong emphasis on internationalism and offer great financial aid packages.

If you're interested in the sciences, consider Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. They're part of the Claremont Colleges consortium, which allows students to take classes at nearby colleges, like Pomona and Claremont McKenna. Lastly, Colgate University in Hamilton, New York is an excellent choice for a liberal arts education in a beautiful, rural setting.

These are just a few examples, but remember to consider your own preferences and goals when researching schools. Best of luck with your search!

9 months ago

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