Tag: public colleges & universities

Comparing Public Colleges: Big vs. Small Schools

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You probably know the saying "big fish in a small pond." What about small fish in a big pond? Or medium-sized ponds? Old adages aside, school size and student population can greatly influence your university experience. read more

Public Colleges and Universities: The Right Fit for You

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Senior Associate Director of Admissions, University of Georgia

As a high school student, you probably have information from colleges and universities waiting in your mailbox every day. Yet, with approximately 4,000 colleges in the United States--and it may seem like every one of them has contacted you already--it can be hard to figure out which school is the perfect one for you. read more

Financial Aid Do's and Don'ts

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Assistant Vice President for International Enrollment Management, State University of New York, Plattsburgh

No one said applying for financial aid was easy, but you can make the process more manageable by starting strong--and following these tips. read more

Considering Public Colleges & Universities: Why Go Public?

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Associate Vice President of Planning, Enrollment Management, and Student Affairs, California State University, East Bay

Why should you study at a public college or university? In short, they offer a huge variety of experiences and unparalleled opportunities for learning, career preparation, and meaningful social and cultural development--all at an affordable cost! read more