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10 Cities Becoming Education Destinations

Some cities are working hard to build massive education opportunities and cutting-edge universities that are designed to bring in students from all over the world.

The best places in the U.S. for college students

This article from MarketWatch discusses strong evidence for why location matters when choosing a college. The best location for college is going to have low cost of living but offer lots of opportunity. “I’ve talked to hundreds of seniors in college who have told me that they didn’t realize how important college location was until they got to school. But it should be one of the top considerations for students and parents,” said Todd Hoffman, a college researcher and consultant. … Read the Rest

What Do You Look For In A College?

I am doing some research among high schoolers and mostly just trying to find out what people are looking for in a college. i am finding that it has less to do with location and more to do educational goals. In a tough economic time people are looking to specialize a lot more. When looking for colleges people are looking at these things which I find really interesting. 1. Availability of Financial Aid 2. Educational Programs 3. Location and Nightlife … Read the Rest

What Do you look for in a college selection

Im remembering my days of college selection. I only applied to 4 colleges mostly regional schools of choice. Nothing high end even though I probably could have applied and been accepted to any school I wanted. Instead I selected a variety of  Rocky Mountain based smaller schools that I thought had potential. Western State College Fort Hays Community College University of Northern Colorado University of Montana Looking back on it all any one of these schools would have been a … Read the Rest

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