What to do with multiple university admits into US

By Sonia

What to do with multiple university admits into US


After deciding to study in the US and applying to the top colleges of your preference, you get to know that you have gotten accepted into more than one of the colleges you had applied to. While this is a euphoric, once-in-a-lifetime moment for you, it also implies that you have to narrow your choices down to one college - the place where you will be spending the next 3-4 most crucial years of your student life. This may be one of the most important decisions you will ever take. So it is only logical that you think through all the factors which would affect your final decision.

Let us look at some of the points that you should keep in mind, when you create a list of pros and cons of all the institutions you have been accepted into.


2. Cost: The cost of the course you have chosen to study would factor majorly in your final choice. Make a note of the financial aid packages, scholarships and the tuition instalment plans in these institutions. Choose a college which offers a deal most suited for your financial conditions. Living expenses and all other additional expenses should be included in your final cost.

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3. Placement opportunities: You will need to check which of these colleges have the best placement opportunities. Some colleges conduct job fairs periodically, which would include tie-ups with major companies. Do keep in mind that the ranking of the college is a major factor in the type of job you will get after you complete your degree.

4. Location: Find out which of the colleges are situated in places that are most favourable to you. You may be a person who thrives in the hustle and bustle of city life or you may be a person who likes the more quieter countryside. The location of the college you choose should be easily accessible by different forms of transport and the climate conditions shouldn't be too extreme.

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5: Facilities for international students: Do a detailed research on what kind of facilities and international student bodies are present for foreign students in the colleges. For a foreign student, there may be many cultural and social challenges to adjust. However, a supportive student body in the college will be helpful in leading you into a successful student life. It should ideally be able to answer your queries on your visa status, housing, employment opportunities, etc.

6. Extracurricular activities: Last but equally important would be to check what kind of clubs and extracurricular activities the particular college has. The college you choose should have recreational activities, intellectually stimulating programmes, and should help in fine-tuning your talents.

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Find out all you can about all the colleges you have been accepted into. A lot of people may tell you different things about the colleges which may or may not be accurate. Research deeply and thoroughly so that your final decision of choosing one college over another is backed by solid evidence. Compare the list of pros and cons you have made. Above all, trust that gut feeling which inclines you towards one particular college. Following all these steps will make the process of making that big decision easier and hassle-free. Good luck!

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