One of the many grids used in the US

Un exemple de grille utilisée par les Américains*

Size of university

1. I enjoy participating in many activities.

2. I would like to have a prominent place in my community.

3. Individual attention from teachers is important to me.

4. I learn best when I can speak out in class and ask questions.

5. I am undecided about what I will study.

6. I want to eam a Ph.D. in my chosen field of study.

7. I learn best by listening and writing down what l hear.

8. I would like to be in a place where I can be anonymous if I choose.

9. I prefer devoting my time to one or two activities rather than many.

10. l want to attend a college that most people have heard of.

11. I am interested in a career-oriented major.

12. I like to be on my own.


Location of university

I3. I prefer a college in a wam1 or hot climate.

I4. I prefer a college in a cool or cold climate.

I5. I want to be near the mountains.

16. I want to be near a lake or ocean.

17. I prefer to attend a college in a particular state or region.

18. I prefer to attend a college near my family.

19. I want city life within walking distance of my campus.

20. I want city life within driving distance of my campus.

21. I want my campus to be surrounded by natural beauty.

Academics and Extracurricular

22. I like to be surrounded by people who are freethinkers and nonconformists.

23. I like the idea of joining a fraternity or sorority.

24. I like rubbing shoulders with people who are bright and talented.

25. I like being one of the smartest people in my class.

26. I want to go to a prestigious college.

27. I want to go to a college where I can get an excellent education.

28. I want to try for an academic scholarship.

29. I want a diverse college.

30. I want a college where the students are serious about ideas.

[*] Source : Fiske Guide to Colleges, 28th Edition – 2013

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