College search: Other important choices
Student story: Prioritizing financial aid, major, and location in the college search
- A very important factor to me when I was applying to colleges was the financial aid that I would be receiving. So some of the private schools I was applying to offered full coverage, and I knew I definitely needed that one, so that was the most important one for me. Another thing would be an engineering program. I knew I was interested in engineering ever since the freshman year of high school, and so if I could combine it with biology, which is my other favorite thing, that would have been awesome. So I was ultimately looking for a bioengineering program. Another thing, super important, weather. I absolutely despise cold weather, so it had to be warm where I ended up. The last thing would be a really nice campus. I was looking for a beautiful campus.