Deciding to attend college is only a first step in the process. Once you’ve figured out what degree you want to study, which states you like to live and study in, you’ll need to narrow your list of potential colleges. Next you’ll have to start applying for admission –a process that can seem daunting to many prospective students. 

In this section, you will find plenty of information, useful resources and tips to guide you as you go through the process of applying to the colleges you have selected. 

If you still need help deciding where to study, check out our where to study section, which provides state-by-state overviews to help you decide which state is best for you, depending on your lifestyle and employment needs. Using our handy college search tool, you also narrow down you target schools by the type of degree and area of concentration. If you want more personalized assistance, call (888) 389-7996 TOLL FREE to speak with a College Mouse/DegreeFinders consultant, who will help you find the best college for you.

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