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Name: Jerrel Bushel

College Search Graphic Organizer


Directions: Before you begin your search, assess your own interests and qualifications, and then begin
researching colleges and universities.
Careers or College Major(s) that
interest me:

My PSAT, SAT, PLAN, or ACT


scores:

My GPA and Class Rank:

My extracurricular activities:

My out of school work or volunteer


experience:

Now, view a slideshow about different types of college:


I am interested in the following type of school: (check all that apply)
Rural

Military Academy

Small Liberal Arts College

Urban

Religiously Affiliated

Large Private University

Suburban/College Town

Historically Black

Large State University (in state)

Coed

Hispanic Serving

Large State University (out of state)

Single Gender

Community College (2 year


College)

Specialized School (Art, Culinary, or


Technical School)

Evaluate, which criteria are the most important to you:


1. Close to home
2. Not too expensive
3. Men and Women
4. Sports teams and Marching Band

List three colleges that meet your criteria and visit their websites. Take notes on suggested topics as
well as things you do not like about each school. Also, list any questions you may have.
College
Notes

Location
Size
Environment
Admission
Requirements
Academics
Facilities
Housing
Activities
College Expenses

College
Notes

Location
Size
Environment
Admission
Requirements
Academics
Facilities
Housing
Activities
College Expenses

College

1. Appalachian State University


Size: 16,025
Location: Boone, NC, 193.3 miles, 3 hours 6 minutes from Raleigh
Activities: Parties, Intramural sports, Marching Band
Environment: Rural area, Blue Ridge Mountains, Long Winters
Academics: Most common majors are Education, Business, Management, Marketing
and Psychology. Also known for the Hayes Music School

2. East Carolina University


Size: 26,887
Location: Greenville, NC, 74.3 miles, 1 hour 11 minutes from Raleigh
Activities: Parties, Intramural sports, Marching Band, Ski slope
Environment: Urban area
Academics: Most common majors are Business, Management, and Health
Professions. Also Nationally known for Brody School of Medicine

Notes

Location
Size
Environment
Admission
Requirements
Academics
Facilities
Housing
Activities
College Expenses

3. Liberty University
Size: 77,338
Location: Lynchburg, VA, 146 miles, 2 hours 48 minutes from Raleigh
Activities: Ski slope, Marching Band, Intramural sports, Parties
Environment: Urban area
Academics: Most common majors are Business, Management and Marketing,
Philosophy and Religious Studies, and Psychology

Finally, highlight the names of the one school you are most interested in applying to.