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Is There Such a Thing As Applying To Too Many Colleges?

As educational consultants we are often asked by our clients – how many colleges should I apply to? Unfortunately, there is no perfect answer. Four? Six? Ten?  It all comes down to figuring out that magical word “fit.” Finding a group of schools that are a good fit for you academically, socially, and financially.

However, I do believe you can run the risk of applying to too few colleges or too many colleges.

A recent post in the New York Times The Choice discusses why too many college applications may not be a good thing.


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