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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 March 3, 2017
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 March 3, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
Springing Forward and Looking Back: A High School Senior Reflects

Springing Forward and Looking Back: A High School Senior Reflects

Time is such an ambiguous thing. At some times in life, it seems to go too slow (e.g., chemistry class). At other times it goes too fast (e.g., hanging out with ...

Published June 5, 2007
Make Your Campus Visit Valuable

Make Your Campus Visit Valuable

If you want more out of a campus tour, it’s up to you!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 7, 2017
April Checklist for High School Seniors

April Checklist for High School Seniors

April is an important time to focus on your future!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 15, 2017
Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics are important, but they aren't everything!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 9, 2017
January College Checklist for High School Seniors

January College Checklist for High School Seniors

January is the start of a New Year and a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 20, 2016
January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January is the start of a New Year and a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 20, 2016
Calming Your Parent's College Anxiety

Calming Your Parent's College Anxiety

Help calm down any anxiety your parents may be experiencing about you being in college.

Maya Moritz
Published March 3, 2016
Top 10 Most Intense Colleges in America: 2016

Top 10 Most Intense Colleges in America: 2016

For students attending these colleges, working hard and playing hard go hand-in-hand.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 15, 2017