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College Choice

In clear-cut terms, college choice is the process by which individuals elect to pursue postsecondary education (or not) and the steps they take to decide where to enroll. On the surface, this seems to be a simple concept, but in reality, college choice is a highly complex process that potential students embark on as they prepare to select what institution they ultimately attend. College choice has been one of the most extensively studied phenomena within the field of higher education research. This short entry highlights some of the most prominent articles and authors, but it is impossible to fully cover this topic in a short entry given the scope of research available.

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