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College Admissions Secrets and Tips to Look Exceptional: Teacher’s Pet

11. Undergraduate Relations . It is worth researching whether a college positions a greater worth on educating its college student physical body or those signed up in graduate programs. Several colleges will certainly be extremely honest concerning their emphasis, and

College Admissions: College Cribs

10. Typical Housing   This is something worth thinking about, especially as an undergrad, because it can greatly influence your social life, participation in extracurricular activities, and possibly even community interactions to some degree. Most colleges are either residential or

Get Into College: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

9. Campus-Community Relations   Campus-community relations ended up being so much more important to me than I initially realized. When I say “campus-community relations,” I mean how the students and non-students in the surrounding community react to and interact with

College Search: Money Matters

8. Cost to Attend   Let’s be real—money is always an issue, at least for the majority of the nation. And we are in a recession. So beyond stating the obvious, I realize that paying for your college education will

Get Into College: REPresenting

7. Level of Competitive Reputation/Prestige . I understand that it may appear quite elitist, however reputation could be something to consider, too. I have already reviewed how a college’s overall credibility can affect how you choose a significant and the

Choosing A College: Will You Be Just A Number?

6. Class Size   Class size, as in ratio of students to faculty, can really influence access to faculty and your experience as an undergraduate student. For the most part, private schools have smaller class sizes.   My friends who

What’s a better deal? You may be surprised.

4. Public versus Private   There are a few things to consider when you weigh the benefits of going to a private school versus a public school. One of the most obvious is cost. Normally, a public school is less

College Coeds and Diversity!

3. Campus Population   This is a factor that I didn’t consider as thoroughly as maybe I should have, although, to be honest, there are nuances that you just don’t pick up on until you are there—and sometimes for awhile

Get Into University: Being Well-rounded

2. Extracurricular Activities Offered   Some people may think this is a shallow thing to consider, but I would strongly disagree. Although I personally would place academics first, I think extracurricular activities are a close second because they are what

Things to Consider When Doing a College Search

1. Available Majors   I tend to think that you would benefit greatly if you are willing to keep an open mind when you think about what you may want to select as a major. I ended up majoring in