Survey on What College Applicants Want

November 7, 2016

TeensTalk, an annual survey of college freshmen and high school students preparing to apply to college, is conducted by Chegg and Stamats. Among this year's findings:

  • Nearly one-third of students report researching at least 10 colleges as possible places to apply.
  • More students report getting serious about their college searches in their junior year, as opposed the senior year, the norm in the past.
  • Potential applicants place a high value on ease of application. They report that application fees and additional required essays can be barriers to applying.

The full survey results may be found here.

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