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How do you research universities when building your college list?

Hey guys, so I'm in the process of creating my college list, and I really want to make sure I'm researching universities in the best way. What resources or methods do you use to research and learn more about universities? Thanks!

9 months ago

Hello! Building a college list can be quite a task, but it's great that you're seeking advice on how to research universities effectively. When my child was in the process, we found a combination of online resources and personal experiences quite helpful.

First, start by visiting college websites to gather essential information such as programs offered, campus life, and financial aid opportunities. College ranking sites and CollegeVine can also help in comparing schools based on various factors like academics, student life, and available resources.

Attending college fairs and virtual events can introduce you to representatives from different schools, allowing you to ask important questions about campus life or admissions requirements. Don't forget to connect with school alumni or current students through social media platforms and forums to get their valuable insights.

Lastly, if possible, plan campus visits to get an authentic feel of the environment and facilities. In-person experiences can often reveal details that online resources cannot provide. Good luck with your search, and I hope you find the perfect fit for your college journey!

9 months ago

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