It’s happening! Emails trickle in. Friends have big smiles. Or not. By the end of March you will pretty much know your choices. And you will have a month to decide which college to go to. Maybe you were admitted to your top choices; maybe not. Maybe with scholarships; maybe not. Maybe a couple wait lists. Now what?
How do you sort through and make the right decision for you and your family? Try these three steps to help you decide which college is right for you:
1. Consider all your choices
Consider the strengths of all your choices. Also, be honest about any deal-breakers at those places. Revisit as many of the colleges as possible and talk to students you know who go there. Ask tough questions: