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Best strategies for researching universities?

Hello! I'm a junior in high school and I'm starting to research universities to apply to next year. Can someone share a few strategies for researching universities properly? I want to make sure I have a complete understanding of their programs, campus life, and opportunities before applying. I aspire to major in anthropology. Thank you so much!

9 months ago

Hey there! I'm glad to see you're planning ahead for your college applications. Researching universities can be overwhelming, but if you break it down into smaller tasks, it becomes manageable. As someone who went through this process recently, I have a few tips for you.

First, start with the CollegeVine search tool, which can help you find schools based on your specific interests, like anthropology programs. Once you have a list of potential colleges, visit their official websites to learn more about the campus, programs, and culture. You can also explore virtual tours and social media pages to get a feel for the community.

Don't forget to go beyond academics. Look into extracurricular activities and clubs related to your desired major, as these can offer excellent networking and learning opportunities. Lastly, connect with current students and alumni through online forums or school-sanctioned programs. They can provide valuable insights into the student experience at each college. Good luck!

9 months ago

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