The Beginning: How to Choose a College

So since I’ve decided to center my blog around college, I’ve decided to start at the beginning. So where is the beginning?? It’s a series on How to Choose a College! I have a schedule all right and ready to go!! So this coming week look out for this series!! If one of these topics interest you, drop by and read up! I’ll include links to all the important sites for college choices.

August 10, 2010: The SAT’s and You!- Learn about standardized tests and their impact on college acceptance and choices.

August 12, 2010: Safety, Reach, and Match- The difference between college choices and what every college bound person needs on their list

August 14, 2010: The College Visit- What you should expect from a college visit and what you need to prepare to make the most out of it.

August 16,2010: Fasfa, Scholarships, and Other Aid- How to fund your college

August 18, 2010: How I Chose my College- A personal story about how I ended up at the University at Buffalo

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3 responses to “The Beginning: How to Choose a College

  1. What about accreditation? What if you want to change colleges? Do your credits transfer?

    Remember to ask students about campus safety. College is no good to you if you’re hurt.

    • Those are great ideas! I was going to do campus related things in another segment. And i was going to definitely write about safety (which is a big issue at my campus) and credit transfers (which is a pain, and i’m currently going through)!

  2. Good idea, campus crime is a big issue (one Deans and the faculty try to sweep under the rug).

    May students go to a community college because it’s cheaper, then try to apply to the big U in their hometown only to discover that some credits don’t transfer.

    Another thing to consider: does the college address student grievances fast? If you have a problem with a prof or a TA will your complaint get round filed or will it get revolved?

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