414: New Ideas for Putting Together Your College List (Beyond the Standard Advice)

28 Mar

You’ve probably heard you should balance your college list with sure thing, competitive, and reach schools. Throw in financial safety and maybe some scholarship options.

This is all good advice. But it feels a little dry.

Are there some ideas you could add to your search that might broaden your possibilities and maybe add new and promising options?

Listen as Megan suggests some new ideas for putting together your college list, including how to:

  • check for lesser known state schools
  • search for strong programs in your prospective major
  • include variety in the schools on your list.
  • look at some comfort options
  • dream outside the predictability box