Making Your College Match
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The Road to College
As you begin to think seriously about college, it will help to understand why you are going to college, and what it will be like. You need to look ahead and see what milestones you'll need to reach, and what steps will get you there. Of course, no one expects you to do it alone. Your support team can help, especially your counselor and parents.
The Facts on Fit
To find colleges that are a good fit, you need to know more about the factors that contribute to the character and reputation of a college. Learn about what can influence your experience in and out of the classroom. Develop your personal list of college search criteria to find the best colleges for you.
Explore Your Options
Think before you search for colleges! The more you know about how to choose a college and the better your college search strategy, the better the results of your college search. Whether you want information about colleges you already think are a good fit, or you want to find new colleges that are right for you, we have the tips to get you started and the college search engine to finish the job.