Searching for a school or college can be a time
consuming and confusing time and knowing which
ones to apply for and then which one to accept can be
difficult ad even a little traumatic. But there are many
ways of minimizing both the time taken and the
confusion involved so that the process is a little less
Firstly you need to decide whether you want to attend
school or college in your own area or state, or whether
you are prepared to move to another location; and if so,
how far you are prepared to relocate. Of course, your
test scores may preclude some choice in this matter.
You also need to have some idea of what you can
afford some colleges are more expensive than others
and some offer payment plans and scholarships while
others do not.
Then talk to your current schools career advisor to
seek their counsel and see what they have to say.
They may recommend some schools above others as
they may be more suited to your needs, talents and
situation and overall career ambition.
The next thing to do is get online. There are many web
sites on the Internet where you can enter information,
such as your region, annual cost preference, freshman
year class size preference, preference regarding the
size of the surrounding community, and school type
(public or private) they are then processed in a
database and the site spits out a series of school
recommendations. Other sites offer tips and strategies
for obtaining scholarships and paying for college.
Another web site allows you to register for a SAT
Program test and send the results to various colleges
and scholarship programs.
A Google entry for school/college search will give you
more than 660,000 results. Some results are region or
specialty specific for instance there is a web site
devoted to assisting you to find the right college at
which to complete your MBA. Some sites are quite
possibly not as legitimate or as thorough as others.
There are a myriad to choose from. Which ever school
you choose, using the World Wide Web to guide your
search for a college or school will definitely make it an
easier, less time-consuming and hopefully a far less
About the author:
parone lascuola is the owner of School Chic
which is a premier resource for school information.
for more information, go to http://www.schoolchic.com
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