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6 Ways To Find Your Dream College (According To Current Students)

6 Ways To Find Your Dream College

Friday, November 10, 2017

Looking at and applying for college is hard, we know. It's a big decision with a million different variables.

So to help you through this process, we asked some of our students to tell us what they would do differently if they were applying for colleges today. So take a look at these, and remember to stay calm! The perfect school is out there for you, and when you find it you'll know.

1. LOOK FOR RESUME-BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES
"I would have looked at resume-building opportunities at the colleges more. Now I look back at the things Siena offered when applying that I ignored and I wish I had taken advantage of all the opportunities Siena gives." — Connor LeMay, junior, History/Pre Law (Newtown, CT)

2. ARE THERE OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVOLVEMENT?
"I would focus more on the end result that will come from attending a certain school. Also, I would focus on how people treat each other, the education, and opportunities for involvement and advancement." — Jack Blanchard, senior, Marketing (Colonie, NY)

Read More on our Admissions Blog