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How to Choose a College: Guidance Counseling

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Before choosing a college, review this course written by an experienced guidance counselor to help you choose which colleges to apply for. These short video lessons will help you make an informed decision based on your educational goals.
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7 chapters in How to Choose a College: Guidance Counseling

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Lesson 1 - How to Choose a College Location Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13840].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13840].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Tips for Comparing Public and Private Colleges Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13841].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13841].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Evaluating Student Success Rates Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13842].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13842].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How Can You Find the Financial Health of a College? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13843].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13843].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Comparing Large and Small Colleges Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13844].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13844].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - For-Profit and Not-For-Profit Colleges Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17231].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17231].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Accreditation? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17232].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17232].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Finding the Real Cost of College: Tips for Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13839].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13839].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Do I Qualify for Scholarships or Financial Aid? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13845].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13845].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Which Student Life Options Should I Consider? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13846].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13846].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Semester vs. Quarter Schedule: Pros and Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13847].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13847].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Evaluating the Academics of a College Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Decide Which Student Services Are Important for You Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - How To Evaluate College Admissions Criteria Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13850].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13850].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Find Colleges That Accept Alternative Transfer Credits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Choosing a College: What's Important to You? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Evaluate Your College Options Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Research and Compare Schools Without a College Visit Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13727].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13727].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Research Colleges Efficiently and Without Stress Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14052].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14052].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Decide Where To Apply to College Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13728].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13728].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How Many Colleges Should I Apply To? - Tips to Follow Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Making Your College Decision: An Investment in Your Future Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Find Colleges Based on Location Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17258].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17258].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Find Colleges With the Major You Want Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17259].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17259].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Find Colleges That Are An Academic Fit Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17260].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17260].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Find Colleges with Work Study and On-Campus Jobs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17261].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17261].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Evaluating a College's Social Fit Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17262].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17262].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Find Private Colleges with Financial Aid Opportunities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17263].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17263].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Finding Colleges with Good Career Prospects and Salaries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17264].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17264].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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