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6 Things to Consider When Exploring Colleges
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  • Apr 12, 2021

It's never too early to start exploring colleges. With over 4,000 colleges and universities across the U.S. (and 100+ in Oregon), it’s important to think about your own needs and preferences. How a college meets your academic, social, financial, and other needs is what's known as college fit.

Start by considering the following things:

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