All About Choosing the Best College & College Life

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Many factors will likely enter into your college decision, such as location, majors and academics, tuition, student life, sports, campus housing, and college ratings. For all the factors, take the time to explore your options and determine what you really want. The information below can help you find the best fit.

Campus Life and Student Life

Campus life can be fun and exciting. Find out what you need to know about how to survive life on campus with these articles by Peterson's....

College Isn't Just About Academics: Consider Your Life Outside of Class

Thinking about life at college is more than just classroom work. It's also about sports, activities, and getting to know new people....

Consider the Student Body's Effect on College Life and Campus Housing

Whether it's in class or campus housing, part of the fun of college is meeting new people — and regardless of where you go, you are going to make...

Campus Tour and College Visit

Before visiting colleges, find out what questions you need to ask and who you need to talk to....

Campus Visits, College Research, and Your College List

College visits are an essential part of building your college list. You don’t need to see every college before you apply, but you should see some representative...

Financial Aid and the College Visit: Questions You Need To Ask

When you visit a college campus, you'll want to be certain that you ask the right questions about the financial issues involved in attending. Here's a...


College List Planning

From pre-high school to 12th graduate, find out what you need to know as a parent or student to prepare for college with Peterson's....

12th Grade: Help Your Child Prepare for College

Once your child reaches senior year, the college search kicks up a notch and will sometimes feel like a full-time job....

College Planning Timelines

Both parents and students have plenty to do throughout the college search and applications process. These timelines can give you some great help to figure...

College Programs

From anthropology to zoology, find out more about what majors you'd enjoy and will make you successful in life after graduation with these articles from...

Biomedical anthropology: A degree for the future of medicine and science

Interested individuals who plan to work in medicine or public health outside of the western world or in immigrant populations can particularly benefit...

Highest Paying College Majors

There are some subjects you can study and major in during your college education which would leave you that much more likely to get out of college with...


Colleges and Universities

Learn all about colleges and universities, finding the right one, different types, diversity, accreditation and more with Peterson's....

Search for Your Perfect College

Tips for students returning to college: Preparing to go back to school  What you need to do to go back to school  Obtaining financial...

Four-Year Colleges Guide

This book from Peterson's Publishing is a great resource for finding four-year colleges that will provide you with the academics and opportunities that...

College and Universities: Survival Tips

From nutrition to dorm life to roommates to book buying, find out more about how to survive college life with Peterson's articles....

Nutrition Tips for Freshman at Colleges and Universities

When you're at college, it would be pretty easy not to eat healthily. But you can take steps to make sure that your food is nutritious and delicious while...

Writing a Research Paper at Colleges and Universities

After you start college, at one point or another, you're going to have to write a heavy-duty research paper....


How to Research College

Researching the right college for you can seem like a full-time job, but it's much easier with Peterson's articles. Find out more about how to find the...

Popular College Searches

All kinds of visitors come to Petersons.com, looking for all kinds of different information. The most popular college searches conducted by these visitors...

College Research and Geographic Diversity

In today's admission environment, it's more important than ever to develop a diverse application group....

Transfer Colleges

Read about earning transfer credit and what the process is like for transfer students with Peterson's articles on transferring colleges....

Two-Year Colleges Guide

Two-year colleges can be a great option, and if you want a great resource to help you out in finding solid two-year colleges, then this guide book is for...

Transfer Students: Frequently Asked Questions

In the best of worlds you compile a list of colleges, find the most compatible one, and are accepted. Then you have a great time, graduate, and head off...


Top Universities

How can you evaluate top universities and colleges, and what will it mean to graduate from one? Find out with Peterson's articles on the top universities...

The Impact of Top Universities on Your Future Success

Attending top universities and colleges can help you build influential networks that open doors after graduation....

Personal Priorities Determine Top Universities

Your college education is an investment in your future. Therefore, choosing the best university for your academic interests, educational goals, and social...

Sports and College

Playing a sport while in college can mean choosing which school to go to, as well as balancing your work with practice and games. Find out more with Peterson's...

Sports in College: Want to Play on a College Team?

Think you've got what it takes to play sports in college? If you hope to make the team and perhaps even score athletic scholarships, you have to get your...

Considering Sports in College for a Star Athlete

Whether they just want to play or they want to pursue athletic scholarships (or both), simply knowing that your child intends to compete at the college...


High School Sophomores: Take a Career Assessment Test to Plan for Your Future

As a sophomore in high school, you might not think that your future career will impact your life now, but finding your strengths may help you decide on...

Military Aviation Tests Prep Book

If you're planning on taking the AFOQT, AFAST, or any other military aviation test, then you'll want to look at this book from Peterson's publishing, designed...

Career Planning

These days, students come from all walks of life and enter college for a variety of reasons, and with a variety of expectations. Many of these students...

Colleges and Universities

Learn all about colleges and universities, finding the right one, different types, diversity, accreditation and more with Peterson's....

Search for Your Perfect College

Tips for students returning to college: Preparing to go back to school  What you need to do to go back to school  Obtaining financial...

Four-Year Colleges Guide

This book from Peterson's Publishing is a great resource for finding four-year colleges that will provide you with the academics and opportunities that...


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