Shopping for colleges? Right now, high schoolers are heading down the home stretch of this school year. College-bound seniors are planning what their pre-college summer will look like. Many current juniors, soon to be rising seniors, are thinking about where they will attend college in a year and a half. They're weighing the pros and cons of many selection criteria. One of the more important aspects is “How big or small?"
When it comes to one's college experience, size definitely matters. Today, let's take a look at some of the advantages of small colleges. My college experience was split between a small liberal arts college and a big research university, and from my personal perspective, I enjoyed my time, although limited by circumstances, more on the much smaller campus.