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As high school comes to an end, and the college days draw near, a conmstant question comes to young high school grads. “Which one should I choose?” There is a total of 4,140 colleges in the United states for kids to choose from, each with their specific set of programs to offer the student. Yes, at first it be overwhelming but with the right guidance, high school student can make the best of their college experience. There are multiple ways to choose the college that’s right for you. One of the ways is to go with academics. What are the colleges programs, are they the one for you. This may take some intensive research, (which is why juniors in high school should have already started). Also do they offer all the classes you want, what is the teacher to student ratio? Another thing to consider is the price. Is it something you can afford to pay every smester. Your dorm(that is if you going out of state, or planning on living on campus), your books, and even if the college is in the state as you reside in all play a part in your tuition. There are also government services that can help you pay such as FAFSA and TAP. Another factor is the life on campus. Usually this is a deal maker or a deal breaker. If you are given the chance to visit the college DO IT. This gives you the chance to see how it is in person. Is it to your liking, is it too big or too small, is it public or secluded, are there a lot of student activities going on or is it a boring college. Also do they have the sports club you are interested in, as you are in college you don’t want to be bored so make sure there are plenty of activities to keep you interested. In conclusion in order to choose the best college for you, you have to choose what you want, not what your parents want, not what your friends…...

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