How to Find Colleges Based on Location


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One factor that students can use to choose a college is:

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1. The location of a college is its:

2. Choosing a school close to home can lead to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Finding the right college can be a challenge, especially when limitations are applied. This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of navigating your college search with the limitation of location.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be asked to recall:

  • Place to search for colleges by location
  • Another reason for limiting school choices by location
  • Attending school close to home
  • College location
  • Choosing a college

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify the term used for a college's location
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast different factors that may influence the decision of where to attend college
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the benefits of attending college close to home, as well as a helpful tool for searching colleges based on location

Additional Learning

What are some of the factors considered when choosing a college or university? Learn more about choosing a college based on location with the lesson How to Find Colleges Based on Location. The lesson will help you:

  • Familiarize yourself with several limitations that may influence college searches
  • Define geography
  • Understand the ways in which college location can make a difference
  • Know where to search for colleges based on location