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Biggest Myths about College Admissions

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Many people think getting into college depends on different criteria. Think again.

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College room and board and always in a students best interest. Report Abuse
It's another way to make money.
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All students are created equally where financial aid is concerned. Report Abuse
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Colleges are under pressure to hold costs down. Report Abuse
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Schools have a plan and strategy for financial assistance. Report Abuse
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Few students change their majors. Report Abuse
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You better know what you want to study when you apply. Report Abuse
Undecided is the largest major of any freshman class.
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What you want to study should determine where you apply. Report Abuse
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Superior faculty will be available to all undergrads. Report Abuse
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Colleges will get all the applications they need. Report Abuse
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Colleges don't care about where else you are looking. Report Abuse
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It pays to go to college. Report Abuse
It only pays if you get a degree.
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College staff members are checking you out on your tour. Report Abuse
The admission staff is just the sales arm of the school.
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The students you meet on campus tours are typical students. Report Abuse
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Smaller schools are better. Report Abuse
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How pretty a campus is tells you about its quality. Report Abuse
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The media's ranking of colleges is trusted. Report Abuse
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Standardized test mean everything. Report Abuse
They don't measure how ready you are for college.
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The better the school the better the job Report Abuse
Many smaller companies won't hire Ivy League graduates because they think they cost too much.
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Success in Life Depends on where you go to College Report Abuse
It depends on whether you graduate.
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It's a sellers market where colleges have all the control. Report Abuse
It's a buyers market and you have many good choices.
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