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Best methods for researching colleges and universities?

Hey folks! I'm a junior, and I've started to research colleges and universities for my applications. I'm a bit overwhelmed, so I was just wondering if anyone has any tips/strategies on how to effectively research these schools to find the best fit?

9 months ago

Hey there! I completely understand that researching colleges can feel overwhelming, but don't worry, there are many resources available to help you!

First, start by creating a list of colleges based on factors important to you such as location, size, programs offered, and campus culture. Then, visit each college's website to learn more about their programs, facilities, and campus life.

Attending college fairs can be helpful as they allow you to meet with representatives from different schools and ask questions. You can also research schools on websites like CollegeVine and College Confidential to get a more comprehensive understanding of what each school is like.

Finally, it's always great to talk to current students or alumni, either through your network or by using platforms such as LinkedIn. They can provide you with valuable insights into the student experience.

Good luck with your search, and happy researching!

9 months ago

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