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Episode 23: Location: Urban or rural, in-state or out-of-state?

August 23, 2021

Choosing a college home is a bit like choosing an actual home. It should be the perfect size, offer the features you want, and feel safe and comfortable.

Just like shopping for a house, searching for a college starts with that one key word: location.

So where exactly do you start when considering a school's geographic location when planning your college search? What factors should you absolutely keep in mind and which might you be okay to ignore?

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we provide some helpful advice for choosing your home away from home. Our guest is Candace Leake, Bucknell’s associate director of admissions for access and outreach. Candace works with high school students in eight different states, coordinates off campus and on campus experiences for high schoolers, and handles Bucknell’s diversity equity & inclusion initiatives within admissions.

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Episode 23 Transcript