Great way to organize and prioritize the college (or college alternative) decision making process. Read more at wakinguponthewrongsideof50.wordpress.com.
You know my family just completed a college tour road trip- 7 colleges, 16 states, 2800 miles. Seeing 7 colleges brought the total up to 15 colleges visited. My daughter has narrowed down her choices and is now starting the application process. Here’s how she narrowed it down.
There are about 4000 colleges in the US. Where do you go from there? Well, the editor of the Princeton Review “Top 382 Colleges in America” gave a talk at my daughter’s school, and handed out copies of the book. So we went from 4000 to 382 pretty quickly. (Let me add, this is how we did it- you can narrow down the field anyway you want) But, along side this book, we had done a few tours of college campuses. We spread the field a bit- we visited a few different campuses- state schools, private schools, undergrad enrollment less than 5000…
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