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Researching Majors and Careers - Online: Researching Colleges & Majors

How to Research Colleges & Majors

This guide contains links to a variety of sources from the library and the web. The best source to use depends upon what information you are trying to find.

Guidebooks provide overviews and advice for the college search and admissions process. College search tools return a list of compatible colleges based on criteria you enter, such as available majors, cost of attendance, location, etc. College rankings compare colleges on various criteria. Directories provide links to websites, and college websites can provide specific information about admissions, programs, services, resources and campus life at that particular college.

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