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How to research universities for a specific major?

Hi everyone, I'm a junior in high school and I plan to major in architecture. I'd like some tips on how to research universities that offer strong programs in my chosen major. Beyond rankings, what should I look for when trying to find the right school for me? Any suggestions or resources would be fantastic. Thanks in advance!

9 months ago

Hi there! I understand that looking for the right college, especially for a focused major like architecture, can be a bit daunting. You've made a good start by looking beyond rankings. Colleges and universities can offer different experiences, so it's essential to find the one that fits you best.

Some general factors you might consider while researching include the size of the school, location, and campus culture. Additionally, it is important to look at available resources, such as research opportunities or internship connections in the field of architecture. Connecting with students and alumni of the program can be invaluable in getting real-world insights. Don't hesitate to reach out to them or visit campus during open house events or virtual tours.

Some resources you may find helpful include the CollegeVine platform, where you can search schools and connect with others with similar interests (https://www.collegevine.com/schools/hub/all). Websites for professional organizations, such as the American Institute of Architects, may also offer information or resources on schools and programs. Good luck with your search!

9 months ago

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