• Submitted By: cocktimus
  • Date Submitted: 05/26/2015 10:37 PM
  • Category: English
  • Words: 418
  • Page: 2

 The biggest factors when selecting a college are, location, size and if I can play sports. These three factors make or break my college decision. There are other reasons but these factors weigh heavily on my final choices.

When choosing a college, location is important to me. It is important because I want to stay in the Western part of the country because I have always lived here and I don’t have any plans to leave. I love the warm climate of most of the western states, and know I do not want to live where it snows or is cold all the time. My Dad is from Minnesota and it is beautiful country but I would rather not live where weather is a true factor of my everyday life. Another reason id like to stay close to home, is because of my connection with my parents, I am deeply rooted in my family and I know I wouldn’t want to be too far away.

When thinking about colleges, the size of the school is important to me. My Mom went to a private Christian school and I have always lived in small towns up until we moved to Las Vegas. Smaller schools tend to offer more personalized help from professors and that extra tutoring would really keep me on track. When I think about myself, being in a quieter learning environment with fewer distractions at would be a perfect fit for me.
My biggest factor when deciding on a college is if I can play soccer for the school that I want to go to. I have been playing soccer since I was two years of age, and I have loved it ever since. Soccer is my passion and I would like to take my skill and love for the game to the next level. To play for a college team while furthering my education would literally be a dream come true.

As I explained, there are many factors that go into selecting a school. I would enjoy the small school, Christian University experience that Hope International can offer, because I have been raised in the church my whole life. I am an active youth member and I feel blessed to have had a great...

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