Tips for Choosing a College

How to Choose a College That's Right for You

Choosing the right school is a difficult decision, as there are a number of considerations to think about when you are deciding on where to go. There are a number of things to consider, and your school counselor may be able to assist you in this process.

Considerations When Choosing a College

When you’re choosing which schools to apply for, it pays to ask the following questions:

  • Degree programs offered
  • Average class size
  • Cost of tuition
  • Housing options
  • Graduation rate
  • Extracurricular activities available
  • Financial aid availability
  • Employment rate for graduates
  • Size of the student body

Many of these questions can be answered by visiting the school’s website, calling the admissions office, or taking a tour of the school.

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