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Narrowing Your Search: What Is Really Important to YOU?


There are many characteristics of  the college experience that may be important to you.  Your list may include the following:




On-campus Housing

Liberal Arts or University

Special Academic Programs
Men's/Women's Colleges Student Activities
Colleges with Religious Affiliations Diversity of Student Body
Historically Black Colleges Social Life
Admission Selectivity Academic Environment
NCAA Sports Cost
Calendar Financial Aid

If several of the colleges you are considering have similar characteristics, you may want to rank your strongest possibilities to determine your preferences.

Your final list of schools should include at least three:

       the school that is your reach school               

       the school you would be very pleased to attend

       the school where you know you will be accepted.     





 Our Mission:  Hanover County School Counselors provide all students educational services, in collaboration with parents, school and the community, that foster
                       academic, career and social/emotional growth toward lifelong success and effective, responsible citizenship for a diverse and changing world.