Step 2 - Do an Online Search Once you’ve determined what’s important to you, do an online search for the colleges that meet your criteria. What are you looking for? Type of college: 2- year college 4-year college Size of College: small medium large Location: Close to home In my home state Other______________________ Additional Criteria: How important is cost? Are you looking for a college with a specific major, activity, or program (a particular sport, study abroad opportunity, music program, ROTC, etc.)? __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ To search for the colleges that meet your criteria, go to www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org.