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Comparing colleges based on campus activities

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  • orange juice squid orange style avatar for user Jon Winder
    Do colleges generally have a list of activities available?
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    • aqualine ultimate style avatar for user Nick
      Type the name of the school into a search engine (e.g. Google) and they should have their own website. Look around the website and they should have a page about their activities. If you have trouble finding it, look for a phone number on their site and call them. Or you can go to the college in person and ask someone at the front desk for information.
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  • male robot hal style avatar for user BOB BOBBIE
    Just a small question,

    I am a good tennis player, school representative for under 17 age category etc. i was wondering which colleges out there are good for sports?
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  • leaf orange style avatar for user Click here
    I know you create your own college activities, but how?
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    • spunky sam blue style avatar for user CZ
      Usually there is a student body or student government association. they have funding to start clubs and activities on campus. The bigger the school in general the easier it is to start said activities and clubs. Also, like any person in general society you can post on forums, message boards, twitter, meetup, etc...to tell people about your passions or willingness to participate in an activity. The activity may not be related to school specifically. For example at my university, there is pickup ultimate frisbee every sunday morning. It is just a get together of people from the community sho want to play ultimate frisbee, but they meet at the university. There is no cost to join. You can start one of these activities yourself by talking to other students or members from the community if the activity does not exist in your area.
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Video transcript

- So another area you're gonna definitely want to think about as you're researching college is sort of campus activities. Again, this process starts with you know, you think a little bit about what you've done in high school, both in school and out of school, and do you want to continue those things at the college level? So, you creating a list of, "Hey, I wanna "still be able to play an instrument, "I want to be able to be involved in "clubs and groups I'm in." And then being able to research the school say, "Do they have those clubs and groups?" And to what extent are they there? Or if they're not there, can I create them at that school? So, again, it's part of the research you want to to do, it's part of seeing does that school have those sorts of things that I want to do outside of the classroom to really complement my college experience? And so, you definitely want to spend some time focusing on sort of campus activities. And those things may be very broad, It may be, "I really want to have a division one "athletic program because I like the energy "that that creates." to, "I really want to make sure that I can "play an instrument but still be a biology major." So, again, be specific, ask specific questions so you can really make sure that the school you're going to allows you to do the activities you want to do.