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Tips on researching universities for a high school junior?

Hey there! I'm a high school junior, and I've just started researching potential universities. Any tips on what I should focus on? How do I know if a college will be a good fit for me? I'm particularly interested in schools with strong programs in film and media studies, if that helps. Thanks in advance!

9 months ago

Hey! It's great that you're starting your college search early. When it comes to finding the right fit, consider factors such as location, size, campus culture, and of course, the strength of the programs you're interested in. For film and media studies, you'll want to research the faculty, facilities, and any internship opportunities available.

I'd recommend looking at rankings, reviews, and visiting the college websites for more information on their programs. For a more personal touch, consider reaching out to current students and professors. College fairs and virtual events can also help you learn more about each institution.

Don't forget to build a balanced list of schools with a mix of 'safety,' 'match,' and 'reach' universities based on your academic profile. And, as always, beware of putting too much weight on rankings alone. Good luck!

9 months ago

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