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How do I start my college search?

Begin by listing your preferences such as location, size, majors, and campus culture. Use online tools to research colleges that match your criteria. 

Think about the type of college experience you want to have, and if you have zero idea, then tour some of the local universities, attend information sessions at your high school or community, and attend virtual info sessions hosted by universities. These resources are all free and can help you get an idea of what you may o