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College Admissions Counselor Preparing and Planning for CollegePreparing and planning for college can be overwhelming and confusing, but a college consultant can help you through the entire process with ease.

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My son's college list is getting out of control - 14 at last count! What is the ideal number to apply to? Jim
Author: Jim
There is no magic number. I would just make sure that he has a reasonable mix of reach, target, and "likely" schools, and that he would be happy to attend any of them. I usually recommend 8 to 12 schools on a final list.
Author: Pamela K. Pik
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