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The 411: 'Ideal' college a misconception

by Katharine O'Hara

In talking to my parents, it seems the college application process has changed a great deal since just one generation ago, when the SAT was just some test to take on a Saturday morning (surely not one to tirelessly prepare for), and many students did not seriously contemplate their college career before junior or senior year when they applied to one, two or maybe three schools. Among individuals I know, this number is now as high as 23 applications.

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