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Creating Your College List? Consult These Tips First

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With over 4,000 colleges and universities in the US – and even more abroad – it can be an overwhelming task to narrow down a college list to make it manageable. But it's both financially and physically untenable to apply to every school that comes across your radar screen, which makes it essential to create a balanced and feasible list when evaluating the right schools for you.

By reviewing several common mistakes and examining a few best practices, you can craft a college list that takes into account your interests, career plans and ideal environment so you'll be happy no matter which school on the list accepts you.

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