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College Choice Questions

College Choice Questions

Deciding between schools? Get the answers you need by asking the right questions from the right resources.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 20, 2015
You've Applied. Now What?

You've Applied. Now What?

January, February and some of March aren’t just dull months in terms of weather but also in the admissions process. After months of standardized testing, campus visits and arduous applications it ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 21, 2015
Stuck Between Two Schools

Stuck Between Two Schools

If you're stuck between two schools, this advice is just for you.

By Annie Louden
Published March 9, 2009
My Divine Comedy: Part II

My Divine Comedy: Part II

Coping with academics and news on college applications.

Published June 5, 2007
My Divine Comedy: Part III

My Divine Comedy: Part III

A student shares her experience of making the final college admission decision.

Published June 5, 2007
Why We Chose the Colleges We Chose

Why We Chose the Colleges We Chose

Dartmouth College, N.H.

By Michael Pugh
Published March 4, 2014
Enrollment Choices

Enrollment Choices

Families face tough choices when acceptance and rejection letters arrive. "Any parent who's shopped for a prom dress can tell you, window shopping is easy. It's the actual decision that's difficult," ...

By Stephen Borkowski
Published June 4, 2008
Down to the Wire

Down to the Wire

If you're down to the wire, learn how to make a college decision quickly.

By Ashley Miller
Published March 9, 2009
The College Admissions Process

The College Admissions Process

Learn how to navigate and survive the college admissions process.

By CampusCompare.com
Published March 9, 2009
Five Ways to Narrow Down Your List of Colleges

Five Ways to Narrow Down Your List of Colleges

Check out these five ways to narrow down your list of colleges.

By Kat Cohen, PhD
Published March 10, 2009
What You Need to Know Before You Go

What You Need to Know Before You Go

Find out what you need to know before you go to college.

By the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
Published March 10, 2009
Dollars and Decisions: Choose a College Based on Financial Aid

Dollars and Decisions: Choose a College Based on Financial Aid

Dollars and decisions require students to choose a college based on aid.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published February 23, 2007
10 Questions to Ask Before Accepting an Offer

10 Questions to Ask Before Accepting an Offer

The college you’re considering offers your major, a variety of extracurricular activities and the ideal social mix. You’ve done your research and checked out the school’s location, class size, teacher/student ratio ...

By Melissa Bearns & Chris Diehl, edited by Kathryn Knight
Published September 3, 2008
What to Do While You’re Waiting to Hear from Colleges

What to Do While You’re Waiting to Hear from Colleges

February and March are tense within the world of college admissions - for all involved parties.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 16, 2016
How Will You Remember College?

How Will You Remember College?

Close your eyes. Picture yourself four years from now, standing in front of friends and family on your graduation day, waiting in line to receive your diploma. As you wait ...

Chris Diehl
Published June 5, 2007
The Unintended Stress from a Plate of Spaghetti

The Unintended Stress from a Plate of Spaghetti

A student talks about the unintended stress from a plate of spaghetti while going through the admissions process.

By Kristin Drew
Published April 21, 2009
The Flamboyantly Orange Unisuit

The Flamboyantly Orange Unisuit

A student provides her account of how the admissions process can at sometimes be embarrassing.

By Kristin Drew
Published November 23, 2007
Drop In On a College During Vacation

Drop In On a College During Vacation

Visiting LA for vacation? Consider stopping by UCLA's campus.

By Chris Diehl
Published June 8, 2007
College Planning for Rising Seniors

College Planning for Rising Seniors

It's important to remember that the sooner you begin mapping out your own individualized plan for the college admissions process, the sooner you'll be on your way to college success!

Fastweb Staff
Published July 23, 2015
A Time to Reap and a Time to Sow

A Time to Reap and a Time to Sow

The college admissions process is a time to reap and a time to sow when it comes to relationships between parents and their children.

By Graham Riske, Director of Client Relations, ApplyWise.com and recent Brown graduate
Published March 12, 2009