Cast a wide net: Geographic diversity and college admissions
We think of matriculation into college as a time of great separation, the moment where the young leave the nest, spread their wings, and fly into the great beyond to meet their futures. It turns out, however, that most little birdies don’t fly too far….
Does my state or geographic location play a role in the admissions process?
Your location may improve, diminish or have little effect on your prospects for admission. It depends upon where you live and to which institutions you apply. A number of public colleges and universities give preference to in-state students, so for example, if you are a…