Subject: Finding Your Best College Match

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Finding your best college fit can seem overwhelming initially, due to the many college options that are available. When you are searching for your best match, it is important to consider a college that you will be comfortable attending. 
During Your College Search
As you search for your top college choice, look for qualities about the school that best relate to who you are as a student and the qualities you want your school of choice to possess. 

Today, Mr. Dright will explore a few things you should consider as you research different colleges and universities.

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Before You Finalize Your College Choice
Before choosing your top college choice be sure to:
  • Check your school's retention and completion rates
  • Find out your school's job placement rates upon graduation
  • Arrange a campus tour
  • Explore what services and resources are available to minority students on campus 
College Scorecard
College Scorecard is a website developed by the U.S. Department of Education that provides information on:
  • The cost of attending by family income
  • The average for student salaries after graduating 
  • Average test scores of students that have been admitted 
  • Average amount students owe in student loans after graduating 
  • Demographic information on the student body
  • Popular majors and other areas of study that the school offers 
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