Summer is rapidly approaching, and, for rising high school seniors, that means getting serious about your college list. The college application season heats up immediately upon the return to school in the fall, so summer is a great time to take that list of schools you’re vaguely interested in and narrow that group down to a focused list you actually intend to apply to. How many colleges should be on that final list?” you ask. Five? Ten? Twenty? Former Reed College admissions officer, Ian Fisher, lets us know in the latest installment of the College Coach video series, Ask the College Admissions Expert. Ian answers the question, “How many colleges should I apply to?”
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