11 Ways to Research a College


Researching colleges is not an easy task. A helpful article written by Lynn O’Shaughnessy has some additional tips on how to research a college:

  1. Review the finances.
  2. Check student opinions.
  3. Ask students questions.
  4. Know the Difference Between a College and a University.
  5. Check a school’s graduation rates.
  6. Research how happy are the freshman.
  7. Check RateMyProfessors ratings.
  8. Check the Prof Ratings at the Princeton Review.
  9. Know the graduation requirements.
  10. Discover how the school treats AP credits.
  11. Inquire about a Greek presence.

Read Lynn’s entire article which also includes links to several resources.