b) Selecting a College

  • Introduction: watch the video - Hot to Select a College

  • Colleges offer various programs to serve students with different needs and goals. Learning about the types of colleges will help you find the best choices for you. Visit the College Board Finding College web site to learn more.
  • Visiting potential colleges is one way to get a better understanding of what it may be like. If possible arrange for some visits as a group to local colleges so students can see what it is like.
  • Read Handout: College Visit Checklist.
  • A College fair is and how this is another way to see what colleges have to offer by seeing multiple schools in one day. Read handout  College Fair Checklist and review what one might look for when learning about schools at the fair.