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Chapter 3: Let's Go to College


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refers to the U.S. Department of
Education's geographic divisions of colleges.
refers to the level of scholarly studies. (ie. "That college is highly academic." or "That university is highly selective.")
Colleges settings
Colleges are located in many different
settings, meaning location and surroundings.
The size of a college
refers to the number of undergraduates enrolled at the college.
College campuses
have different personalities or "vibes."
A college may have an affiliation, which means
it was started by, or for the purpose of
educating a particular group of people, or is
associated with a group of colleges promoting
educational opportunities for a group of
G.P.A. (Grade Point Average)
the conversion of a student's letter grades
into a numerical equivalent used to compare
students' academic abilities.