by Michelle Sheu, Collegiate Content Contributor, Story2
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According to the U.S. Department of Education, there are over 6,000 colleges and universities in America alone. For the wanderlust students, there are even more options when you include international universities. With the masses of schools awaiting your application, how can you be sure to select the right ones that best suit your interests, growth and development?
Don’t let the options intimidate you! In regards to selecting colleges, you are in charge of your own fate. As you begin your research and actualize all sorts of ideas and hopes you’d envision for prospective colleges, you gradually narrow down your list. This could be an incredibly daunting and tedious process. But, if you keep the following criteria in mind (which you can adjust to fit your unique priorities), you will simplify the process by tenfold.