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College Myths Quiz

There are 2000 four-year colleges in the U.S.

It is important to carefully research colleges in order to find the “perfect” college for you.

Most high school seniors submit 3-5 college applications.

Colleges prefer receiving applications electronically.

Girls and boys are equally represented at most colleges.

Students should know exactly what their major will be before they apply to college.

Most colleges accept less than 20% of their applicants.

Students need to take the SAT OR the ACT.

If your 9th and 10th grades are “mediocre,” there is no possibility of being accepted by a more “selective” college.

College admissions officers consider only grades and test scores when evaluating an applicant.

The price of college is astronomical. However, nearly three-fourths of all full-time students receive some kind of financial aid.

You should apply for all scholarship offers that you receive.

It takes four years to graduate from a four-year college.

Most undergraduates stay at the same college for all four years.

Your earning capacity will increase if you continue your education after high school, whether you attend a two- or a four-year college.