Preparing for College

College Newspapers: Your Research Resource

Question: If you’re in the hunt for colleges to consider applying to, what might be the next best thing to visiting those colleges and talking to their students?

Answer: Reading college newspapers.

Many times, the pulse and “tone” of a college can be discerned from seeing what its students are writing about in their college newspapers. Where can you find these publications? Well, there are a number of Web sites that list them. Here are a few:

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