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College Research: Geographic Impact at Public and Private Schools

When you're looking into colleges and universities, you'll want to make sure that you factor geography into your decisions. The geographic location of the university has an impact, just as your own geographic home will have an impact. To find out more, read this article.

College Research Benefits from a Focus on Balance

Researching colleges should never be a matter of a single factor, a single characteristic. You'll want to balance all the different factors, to compare different colleges to each other, to take in the whole picture. To find out just how to do all that, read on.

Popular College Searches by Peterson's Visitors

All kinds of visitors come to, looking for all kinds of different information. The most popular college searches conducted by these visitors are: New England College, Rolling Admissions, and Online Colleges.

Great Colleges for Food

It may not be the primary overriding concern of college, but it's always worth it to to find out whether or not a college you're looking at has good food. Here's a list of some of the colleges with the best food in the country.

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