College Choice Research Paper

When it comes down to picking a college, people have many different criteria based on what they are looking for in an institution. For myself, it is not about the frat life and I can care less about the size of the campus. There are three things that really matter to me. The first is the fact that the school offers my major. As a Hoosier that grew up around a basketball, I would love the opportunity to continue my basketball career. And finally the proximity to home, and what is around the town. I have narrowed my school choices to three. The first is Manchester University, a liberal arts school in North Manchester, Indiana. My second choice for college is Indiana University-Bloomington a public university in, guess what town, Bloomington, Indiana. A third option for my next step in education is Anderson University a liberal arts institution in Anderson, Indiana. It may seem like there is not much of a difference between three Indiana schools, but the differences they have may change the perception of my college destination.

Major Manchester University Manchester University has a sports management degree that on paper seems to have success for a smaller school, where connections are key for the degree (Sport Management). During a visit to Manchester, I had the chance to meet with Doctor Ryan Hedstrom, a sports management
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Anderson lays just over two hours away (MapQuest). Anderson to Indianapolis is a lot like Scottsburg to Louisville, it take about fifty minutes to get from a small town to a big city where things to do are more abundant (MapQuest). Like North Manchester, Anderson is a small town that may lack things to do for a college aged kid. TripAdvisor only lists fourteen things to do in Anderson, and many of them are historical locations (Anderson, Indiana). Anderson is, however, located just outside two booming suburbs of Indianapolis in Noblesville and

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