There’s a lot of bad news swirling around about how difficult it is to get into
college today. But the situation isn’t as bleak as you might think.
The next time you’re feeling overwhelmed by the process, remember these five
bits of good college admission news.
1. It’s actually not hard to get into college.
There are 2036 four year colleges in the country, and you know what? Only
about 200 of them are actually competitive. 630 colleges accept more than
half of their applicants. 576 colleges accept more than 75% of those who
apply. And there are 139 colleges that accept ANYONE who graduated from
high school! So if you want to go to college, pack your bags—you’re