5 Steps to Choose How Many College Applications to Send
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There are more than 1,000 four-year colleges in America. Most experts agree that it is important to submit college applications to several of them, but how many is "several"?
As with most things in life, the correct answer is individual. "Several" is the number that allows you to confidently enter application season. Here, then, is a five-step guide to choosing your magic number.
Last Updated July 24, 2018
- Blair Webb Based on this article I should apply to 6! Coincidentally, I sent in my 6th application last week. I think I applied to "severable" colleges primarily because I have multiple stretch schools and I needed to balance that with a few target schools and of course a safety.