Pia Aliperti, senior editor for The Princeton Review, writes about college admissions. She contributes to annual editions of The Best Colleges, The Complete Books of Colleges, Colleges That Pay You Back and Colleges That Create Futures. Prior to joining The Princeton Review, she worked in scholarly publishing and taught literature and composition to college students. She holds a BA in English from The University of Pennsylvania and an MFA in poetry from The New School.

Maybe you've just started thinking about colleges. Or maybe you've already put together a list of potential schools that all look good for different reasons! How do you research and compare colleges to find the best fit for you?

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