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Browse our helpful college application checklists and find information on writing your application essay and narrowing down your list of potential schools.

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Important Factors to Consider when Choosing a College

Mar 25, 2021

Important Factors to Consider when Choosing a College


There are many important factors to consider when comparing colleges that will impact not only your school experience but also your future. Learn what these factors are and how to consider them with Discover Student Loans.

ACT vs. SAT: What's the Difference?

Jul 20, 2020

ACT vs. SAT: What's the Difference?


Understand the differences between the ACT vs SAT and get help on which you should take. Knowing the differences can help you be better prepared.

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Understanding College Admissions - Getting Into College

Apr 13, 2017

Understanding College Admissions


While there is not a universal formula for the college admissions process, here are some factors that may be considered during the review process.

College Admissions

Aug 06, 2015

Understanding College Admissions


It's helpful to understand how college admissions decisions are made. While there is no one formula, learn what admission committees may consider for students.


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