Tag: starting the search

What can parents do if they disagree with their child's college choice(s)?

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Unless it is a financial consideration, the decision is the student's. It is the student who has to live at the college, not the parent. read more

How and when should I start making a list of potential colleges?


Start with you! Exploring your learning style and what environment will optimize your learning is important. read more

At what point should parents instigate a nonexistent college search?


The college search should begin in earnest in the second half of junior year. This can be preceded by a year or so of unofficial college visits so that the student can see various types of colleges (city, rural, large, small, etc.). read more

Why Study at a University or College in the United States?

Assistant Director, International Admissions, Michigan State University

What is it about a U.S. education that is so irresistible? read more

Help! I'm not sure if I should go to college.

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It is not uncommon to get anxious and apprehensive about being "college bound." Many others not only second-guess their college choice but also whether they are truly ready to take this significant step in their life. read more