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Least recommended colleges in California?

Hey guys, I'm starting to work on my college list and I want to avoid colleges that aren't that great. Which colleges or universities in California do you think have the worst reputations or are the least recommended? Let me know your thoughts!

14 days ago

I think it's important to keep in mind that different colleges work for different people, and what might be a poor fit for one person could be a great choice for someone else. Instead of focusing on the "worst" colleges, I recommend switching the perspective and considering factors that are important to you personally, such as location, size, academic programs, campus culture, and resources.

Nevertheless, some colleges might have lower graduation rates, less prestigious programs, or be under financial strain. You can look up schools' statistics, like graduation rates and faculty-to-student ratio, on the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator or use resources like CollegeVine and US News rankings to get an idea of a school's standing in comparison to others.

Ultimately, do thorough research, visit campuses (if possible), and speak with students and alumni to gather insights on a college's strengths and weaknesses. Remember that finding the right college is about finding the best fit for you academically, socially, and financially. Good luck with your college search!

14 days ago

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