College applications have been filled out, transcripts submitted, and campus tours scheduled. Only one problem: there are so many colleges to choose from! Considering you are going to spend the next four years there (or five, or six… it happens), this isn’t a decision you can take lightly. And even worse, obsessing over making the “correct” decision could wear you out easily, and could even cause you to delay the decision (I’ve had many friends to whom this happened). However
As of 2019-2020 academic year, there are 3,982 degree-granting higher education institutions in the US. With so many colleges and universities available, how do you decide where to go? I will be covering what to look for a in a college in a different post. For now, I want to introduce you to the different types of colleges that exist.
Community Colleges Community colleges are two-year colleges that can serve a variety of functions, such as providing associate degrees, provid