College Counseling Activity #2: Comparing Colleges/Mystery Colleges

Mystery College

Follow this five-part series of activities for students interested in applying to college. This is part 2! Catch up on part 1 here. This is a comparing colleges activity with a mystery college twist.

Use the following mystery colleges about the factors you should watch out for when applying to college.

1. State the name of the college/university.

2. Say the college or universities’

  • admission rate
  • graduation rate
  • drop-out rate
  • Amount of financial aid

3. State whether or not you would like to attend this college or whether it is a good college.

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Mystery college activity

Below are examples of three mystery colleges. Answer the questions and try to decide which is the best college.

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After you are done with the activity, I am sure you are curious to know what the mystery colleges are…

College #1 is …

Cal State Fullerton

College #2 is …

Harvey Mudd College !!!!!!!

College #3 is …

University of Phoenix Online !!!!!

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