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In-state vs. Out-of-State

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In-state vs. Out-of-State

Posted by Evelyn

When I was applying for college, I faced the struggle of whether to choose colleges that were in-state or out-of-state. Many of you may find yourselves in a similar situation. Here’s a list of pros and cons that I came up with:


In-State Out-of-State


Cheaper tuition New environment

Family close by Independence

Friends close by Family far away

Sense of comfort Sense of discovery



Feeling stuck Expensive tuition

Same environment Unfamiliar weather

Family close by Family far away

Lower independency Friends far away


I hope this list helps you point out what are the most important to you and aids in the process of narrowing down colleges to apply for!



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