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Looking for advice on how to effectively research universities for my application list.

Hey everyone, I'm struggling to find the right balance when it comes to selecting schools for my college application list. I want to make sure I'm adequately researching each option, but I'm not sure where to concentrate my efforts. Do you have any suggestions on what to focus on during my research? Thanks for your help!

9 months ago

Hey there! I totally understand the struggle of finding the right colleges for your application list. A few tips that I found helpful when helping my child with his research include:

1. Start by identifying your academic and personal interests, and look for colleges that have strong programs in those areas.

2. Consider location, size, and campus culture. Do you want an urban or rural setting? Would you prefer a large research university or a smaller liberal arts college? A college's atmosphere can have a huge impact on your college experience.

3. Take a close look at each college's graduation and retention rates, as well as their financial aid packages. This can provide valuable insight into the support they offer their students.

4. Utilize resources such as CollegeVine, which can help you compare and contrast different schools. Talking to current students, alumni, or attending virtual campus tours are also great ways to gather more information.

Good luck in your search! I'm sure you'll find the perfect fit for you.

9 months ago

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