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Have appropriate academic skills for the college you choose

Finding an academic level that meets your expectations begins when you first evaluate colleges during your search. You can anticipate that the higher the average test scores, grade point averages and class ranks are for the students accepted, usually the more rigorous the academic load will be when you get there. That's why we talk about the "fit" between a student and a college—the college is looking for students who can succeed in the environment they offer and the student should be looking for the same thing.

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