Within a short time it occurred to me a list of 20 universities that I saw in the next four years. All these colleges had multiple specializations within my field of study, were fully accredited, and had good graduation rates with good reputations. I further narrowed my list to 14 by selecting those universities which were located near a larger city, one of the criteria I was looking at my university. Narrowing down my five had above average SAT scores (nothing to take me to Harvard though) and therefore had a wider selection of options for me. Therefore, my final decision would largely be determined by the funds from my parents, scholarships or grants and money that could earn through the study of off-campus.
I visited the websites of each college and took virtual tours of the facilities offered. Each had its strengths, huge libraries, modern student residences, student body size, a wide variety of extracurricular activities and sports, and more. I was able to reduce the list from fourteen to five on the basis of the following criteria: go to college within 4 hours from home, my budget for college, and a smaller body of students to offer a more personal approach to my education. Parents and Applications Next, I got my parents involved in my decision. They had been helping me along the way, but I needed your help in making the final, important decisions. I showed the list of five schools that had, including details, locations and costs.
Together, we have reduced the list to three possible colleges that I could attend. They wanted a college or university to be easy for them to visit, but would also have an excellent education and housing. The following weekend, completing the 3 applications and mailed to these colleges and universities. Now was the time to wait for the answer. Make the final choice in a few weeks, had received acceptance letters from every school, where I submitted my application. In the end, my parents and I decided that the best way to take the final decision was to visit the campus. It took us two days to visit all three campuses.
Visiting the Royal College was very different from the virtual tours. My final choice was actually quite easy. I chose the University of Texas at Austin. The most important steps along the way so that I would be testing for professional evaluation of my university research online through virtual tour options, and sit with my parents to discuss the schools to submit applications to . This helped make my final decision easier. I hope these steps can help you find a college or university as you make career decisions.