Information To Help You Find The Right College For You
Over the years we have learned that students often make one of two basic mistakes in choosing a college. Some students believe it is as simple as going where everyone else they know is going. For a few people, this approach works on a basic level but often deprives the student of becoming the person who they might be if allowed to develop.
The second mistake commonly seen are those students who know they want to go to a particular school simply based on the name of the school. This is seen in those students who only want to apply to the “Ivy League” universities. The eight universities that comprise the “Ivy League” athletic conference are some excellent universities but they have vast differences among the eight schools.
So what issues should you keep in mind while trying to find the right college for YOU?
Here we provide some articles written by Todd Johnson that address factors that every student should keep in mind in finding their right college.
In Finding a College we list some of the factors that students should consider in researching colleges. Curious about the mistakes people make in choosing a college? Then the article on 25 Common Mistakes in Choosing a College is for you.
The article Financial Aid Basics reviews issues that all students and their parents should understand about college financial aid as well as questions to ask of the colleges you are investigating. If you don’t believe you will qualify for financial aid then you need to read the Top 10 Ways to Reduce the Cost of College if You Don’t Qualify for Financial Aid.
Those wondering what information colleges are looking at in selecting their classes should take at look at What Colleges Want. And if you think that you can slack off senior year, read our article on “senioritis” and colleges revoking college acceptances.
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