The College Search
Conduct your college search with as open a mind as possible. Avoid thinking of colleges in terms of a few descriptive traits or adjectives. Remember, all colleges are complex, multifaceted institutions. For instance, it’s doubtful that very many students at any single college experience the place in precisely the same way on any given day, let alone during any given week, or month, or year. Indeed, that almost surely is not the case.
There aren’t any shortcuts to finding out about colleges, despite all of the guidebooks that purport to help you do so. Beginning in the spring of your junior year, (more…)