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The college application process can be a source of stress for any student, but is often particularly overwhelming to international students hoping to study in the United States. The U.S. is geographically and culturally diverse, and so are its colleges. With close to 5,000 U.S. colleges to choose from, how do you narrow your choices down to a manageable list of no more than ten schools to apply to? Do you stick to the top ten, as determined by U.S. News and World Report? No, says former MIT and Caltech admissions officer Zaragoza Guerra. Instead, determine your own top ten by following these five steps outlined in the WES Advisor blog.

Read more on “Determining College Fit: Five Steps to Narrowing Down Your College List.”


Written by Zaragoza Guerra
Zaragoza Guerra is a member of College Coach’s team of college admissions consultants. Zaragoza previously worked as a senior admissions officer at MIT, Caltech, and The Boston Conservatory. Visit our website to learn more about Zaragoza Guerra.