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Author: Cyndy McDonald

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Cyndy McDonald, founder and president of GuidedPath Edge, a college planning tool. Use GuidedPath Edge to navigate the complex college planning process.

Posted Feb. 29, 2016, 10:10 a.m. by Cyndy McDonald | View Comments
What’s “College Fit” and How Do You Get It?

Parents talk about it. Your friends joke about it. But what is “college fit?” Think of a picture of college that brings four elements together – academic, social, physical and financial – to make the best fit for you. Your best fit will not look like that of your best friend or your older sibling. Now is the right time to explore what the right combination of these four elements is for you! As you research colleges, ask these questions: Academics Does it offer my major? How serious are students about academics? How varied is the curriculum? What classes do ...