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Characteristics of a College Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The purpose of an admissions essay is for the college admissions office to:

Question 2 2. What is a form of non-need-based aid?

Question 3 3. The process of applying to college is called:

Question 4 4. Name one advantage of the quarter system.

Question 5 5. Employers are most likely to hire someone with a degree from a ________ college.

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Question 6 6. The process of evaluating a college for academic and financial quality is called:

Question 7 7. In general, how many weeks are there in a quarter?

Question 8 8. The percentage of students that start at a school and finish at the school is called the:

Question 9 9. Which of the following is not something to consider when evaluating a college?

Question 10 10. What school system cited in this video offers a lot of internships and study abroad opportunities?

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Question 11 11. What are two options for housing arrangements for college?

Question 12 12. The percentage of students that start at a school but do not finish a school is called the:

Question 13 13. When comparing home and away schools, students must decide between _____ and _____.

Question 14 14. In general, how many weeks is a semester?

Question 15 15. Which of these is not a good place to go to for information about college admissions?

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Question 16 16. Name one advantage of the semester system.

Question 17 17. According to the College Board, per year, how much do students spend on average for books and supplies?

Question 18 18. Joe is nearing the end of his first year of college, and while he has many interests, does not know what he would like to major in. What support service should Joe seek?

Question 19 19. A school that is located in a city is called a:

Question 20 20. When considering taking credit-by-exam, it is important to:

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Question 21 21. One reason for student attrition that a school cannot do anything about is:

Question 22 22. When a college is spending more than it makes, it is:

Question 23 23. Keeley really wants to play basketball at a school that has a good team. She is most likely to find a robust athletics program at a:

Question 24 24. The quality of life that students experience at college is called:

Question 25 25. A college that is NOT funded by state taxes is called a _____ college.

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Question 26 26. A college has a surplus of $1 million at the end of a school year. The extra money all goes to student services and scholarship money for students. The college is most likely a _____ institution.

Question 27 27. Taking a community college course and taking an exam for credit are both examples of ways to earn:

Question 28 28. A school that a student can attend without moving away is called a:

Question 29 29. Which of the following is _____not_____ something that students should compare when looking at colleges?

Question 30 30. What is EFC?

Characteristics of a College Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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