How to Research Colleges Efficiently and Without Stress


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Joe is beginning to research colleges. Which of the following is a place that he might find the LEAST reputable information?

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1. What is the probable reason that a student might choose to use a spreadsheet for organizing their college research?

2. When taking notes on schools you're researching, _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These learning tools will help you to evaluate what you've learned about the process of researching colleges and universities. You will be quizzed on some of the tips covered in the lesson, as well as methods of note-taking and organizing information.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will ask you about the following, in regard to researching colleges:

  • Where the information you'll be tracking may come from
  • Advantages of using a spreadsheet
  • How to take notes
  • Best time frame for college research
  • Tip(s) for researching well

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on efficient college research
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about strategies for approaching the college search in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about tips for reducing stress when researching colleges

Additional Learning

For further information on five helpful way to go about researching higher education choices, review the related lesson, How to Research Colleges Efficiently and Without Stress. This lesson covers objectives such as:

  • Discuss the stress of researching colleges
  • Learn how to create a system for organizing information
  • Explore organizing schools through a rating system
  • Expand on the importance of taking good notes