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Volume 8, Issue 8

Dr. Kat’s List: Five Colleges to Live in Luxury

his month, as college freshmen prepare to move into what will be their homes for the next four years, rising high school seniors are finalizing the list of colleges to which they will apply. College is an academic but also a social experience, and when finding the schools that are the best fits for you, it is important to consider the lifestyle that each school offers. Though historically dorm rooms have earned reputations as notoriously tiny spaces to sleep and study, colleges are increasingly offering residential halls where students can enhance their personal and educational growth. In honor of move-in day, the expert counselors at IvyWise have compiled a list of schools where you can live in luxury.

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How to Create a Balanced College List

On August 1st, the Common Application and many school-specific supplements were released and millions of rising seniors around the US and the world embarked on the college application process. The first and perhaps most important step in the application process is deciding which schools to apply to. Students should create a balanced list of reach, target, and likely schools that are a good academic and social fit. There are thousands of factors to consider when choosing which colleges to put on your final college application list, so do not be swayed by name recognition alone! To set your application journey off on the right foot, the expert team of counselors and advisors at IvyWise offer the following tips for creating a balanced list of colleges where you will be happy and successful.

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