How Many Colleges Should I Apply To? - Tips to Follow


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In general, how many colleges should you apply to?

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1. A match school:

2. A safety school:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Applying to college is an arduous process, and it's important to know what you're getting into as much as possible beforehand. This quiz will test your recollection of how many colleges to apply to, as well as the different kinds of colleges.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge of the following terms:

  • Match school
  • Reach school
  • Safety school

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most relevant information in the lesson on how many colleges to apply to
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define phrases such as match school, safety school, and reach school
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge that you have acquired about things to keep in mind when applying to college

Additional Learning

More on the subject can be found in the lesson How Many Colleges Should You Apply To? - Tips To Follow, including:

  • Determining the cost of applications
  • Six questions to consider when applying to school
  • Importance of GPA in classifying reach, match, and safety schools