As you plan for college, one of the most exciting parts is choosing your list of colleges. You might be wondering how to choose your best fit colleges. Many students run to college rankings. Yesterday, US News and World Reports released their top colleges for 2012 ranking. While these lists are fun, I don’t think it was a huge surprise that Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Stanford, Penn, and Duke all ranked in the top 10. And let’s be realistic, with these schools accepting between 6-11% of applicants, the competition is pretty fierce.
So check out these tips for choosing your best colleges:
1. Look for a good academic fit. Continue reading