Highly Selective Colleges and Universities
Selective Colleges and Universities Are Expanding Access for Students
For those seeking the American Dream, a college degree has acted as the great equalizer in society, leading graduates to higher-paying career opportunities. A college education has never been more valuable than today! Many colleges and universities nationwide have renewed their commitment to recruiting and supporting students from lower-income, first generation, or diverse backgrounds. At PXU, our goal is to increase well-matched post-secondary options for all students.
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Letters of Recommendation
- DEFINITIONS OF ADMISSION OPTIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
- Questions to Ask College Admissions Representatives
- Tips for Filling Out the Common Application
- Application Tracker
The Facts on Fit
- College Fit Is Important
- Features That Set Colleges Apart
- What Makes Colleges Different?
- What Makes a College Famous?
- College Size: Small, Medium, or Large?
- Who's On Campus
- College Setting and Location Matter
- Understanding College Selectivity
- Should Your College Be Public or Private?
- Outcomes Matter: Do Students Succeed?
- Is a College Honors Program Right for You?
- Seven Signs That Studying Abroad Might Be Right For You
- Considering U.S. Military Academies
- Major and Degree Options
- Making Sense of It All
- Just for Transfer Students
- Just for Parents
Explore Your Options
- College Search Strategies
- Five Steps to Begin Your College Search
- How to Start Your College List
- Making Your First (Serious) College List
- Get Smart About College Rankings
- How to Find Colleges with Strength in Your Major
- How to Find Colleges If Your Major Is Undecided
- Finding Financially Friendly Colleges
- Colleges That Connect Work and Learning
- If You Want to Play Your Sport in College
- How to Tell If a College Has a Strong Study Abroad Program
- Get Help From Your College Counselor
- Find Out More About Your Colleges
- Deciding Which Colleges Might Work For You
- The Final Cut