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How to Choose Dream, Target And Safety Schools

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Students who thoughtfully curate a balanced list of schools tend to have a less stressful application process than those who apply to dozens. They end up with a list of colleges they're excited about, plenty of which are well within their admission and financial reach. And they feel more in control of their college destiny because they're not at the mercy of admissions decisions from a long list of highly selective colleges. Use our college search to compare colleges by cost, admission criteria and more as you create a list of schools that could suit you.

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