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Going on campus tours is an integral part of the college search process.
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A Complete Guide to Campus Tours

Researching colleges online is essential to choosing which schools you want to apply to and attend. However, this is just a surface look at the college. If you really want to see a school and determine if it’s right for you, a campus tour is super helpful. This guide will help you understand what campus …
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10 Easiest Medical Schools to Get Into

Getting into medical school is not easy. Medical schools set high standards with demanding requirements and rigorous selection processes. This is not surprising given that students who enroll in their program will be making life and death decisions after graduation. This is an enormous responsibility and medical schools go to great lengths to accept only …
What should you do after you've chosen a college?
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10 of The Biggest Colleges in the US

Going to college is a dream of many graduating high school seniors, but choosing the right school can be a daunting task! A common question you’ll answer is “How large of a school do I want to attend?” There are drawbacks and upsides to attending some of the biggest colleges in the United States, and …
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What is Community College?

Community colleges are institutions of higher learning that offer associate’s degrees and technical certificates. Some community colleges offer bachelor’s degrees in select subjects. They tend to be less expensive compared to 4-year institutions and can help students save thousands of dollars in tuition and fees. Here’s a rundown of what you can expect at a …
Hoover Tower in Stanford University campus aerial shot.
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Why is Stanford University a Top Rated School?

Each year in the summer, College Raptor releases rankings for the top 50 colleges in the United States. For 2024, Stanford University was ranked #6! But what makes Stanford such a great school and why do students want to go there? Keep reading to learn more about the school, why we ranked it so high, …
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Colleges in Georgia

The Peach State has plenty to offer students. Whether you already live in Georgia or you’re thinking you might like to attend a college there from out of state, this southeastern state has plenty to offer students and residents. From top colleges to amusement parks, here are some things you need to know about Georgia. …
Sample of output of college match quiz.
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A Quiz to Find Your Perfect College Match

There are around 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States. What if there was an easy quiz that would match you with the perfect college? We have good news — there is! College Raptor’s College Match tool is a resource that will help you find the best colleges and universities in the United States …
Infographic that displays College Raptor's planning tools and resources.
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College Raptor: Your One-Stop Shop for College Planning

College Raptor’s Toolset: College Match Tool – Find the best fit school for you. Scholarship Search Tool – Find FREE money* to help pay for college. Career Finder – Explore 1,000s of careers. Majors Search – Discover degrees that you can pursue. Financial Aid comparison Tool – Compare offer letters. Student Loan Finder – Find …
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Colleges in Washington DC

If you’re not quite sure about where you want to go to school yet, you might just want to consider our nation’s capital: Washington DC. This area has plenty to offer curious students who are looking to be constantly learning and having fun. DC is also home to some of the best colleges in the …

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