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Meet your college match with the guidebook that simplifies your search for the perfect school. Find out what schools are out there – and which are right for you!

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What Do You Want from Your College?

Before choosing a college, decide what you’re looking for.

The US has thousands of colleges and universities, but choosing the college you will grace with an application is easier than you think … if you know what questions to ask yourself.

Unlike most questions you will face in your college classes, the questions you should ask yourself when choosing a college have no right or wrong answers. Yet how you answer them could determine whether you end up in a small liberal arts school in the sunny southwest, a large university in Northeast ski country or somewhere — anywhere — in between.

Academic Possibilities

When choosing a college for an advanced education, you certainly should find out if the academic offerings of a college meet your needs before you apply there.

The Social Scene on Campus

You’ll spend more hours of the day outside of a classroom than inside. The campus social setting will play a big part on whether those hours are happy ones. So when choosing a college, consider:

The Total Cost of a College Education

Remember: It’s more than tuition. College costs include room and board, books and social activities.

  • What’s your limit?

Know What You Want?

Deciding what you want from a college is the first step toward choosing the college where you will soon attend. But it’s not the last step!

Now that you know what’s important to you, find out the types of colleges that meet your qualifications as the next step of choosing a college!