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Sal Khan's story: College admissionsMaster timeline: college admissions
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The college experienceStudent story: College increases confidenceStudent story: College expands opportunitiesStudent story: College offers exposure to diversityStudent story: College brings new friends, learning, and freedomFinancial costs and benefits of college
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Who can succeed in college?Student story: Overcoming cultural obstacles to collegeStudent story: Overcoming anxiety around not fitting in as an obstacle to collegeStudent story: Overcoming time management obstacles to collegeStudent story: Overcoming social obstacles to collegeStudent story: Overcoming lack of high school support as an obstacle to collegeStudent story: Overcoming immigration obstacles to collegeStudent story: Overcoming financial obstacles to collegeStudent story: Overcoming the financial aid process as an obstacle to collegeStudent story: Overcoming family obstacles to college

About this unit

Thinking about a 4-year college but not sure whether it's right for you? This is the place to start! Learn more about what happens during college, why it matters for your future, and the wide range of students who have chosen to attend.