How to Choose the Right College

By Shayla
studying girl How do I choose the best college for me? Selecting the "right" college can be a challenging feat. You may be nervous about the location, the type of people you will meet, or, even, the availability of academic programs, if you decide to change your major. Relax! Don't get overwhelmed. Help is available! According to a New York Times article written by two professors, "Your personal commitment to learning, your individual learning style, your ability to withstand the increased competition at college — all of these are important determinants of how well you’ll learn — and grow — at college." is a great site to help you find the best college for you. First, you fill out a personality quiz, and then, the site finds compatible colleges that fit your interests. You also can read reviews from more than 100,000 current students. These testimonials will assist you in making a more informed decision. Right now, if you're a high school student, apply for the WiseChoise $2,500 "Find the Right College" Scholarship. You must complete your college planning tasks online at to earn eligible points and write an essay about "What do you think is important when it comes to finding a college that fits?" The application deadline is May 31, 2011. So, have you chose the "right" college for you? Tell us your choices! Leave us a comment below. Photo Credit