The only way to fully understand the journey from high school to college is to experience its highs and lows firsthand. Shortcuts are few. Still, there is much that you can learn from others' paths. To help you, we asked eight students from the class of 2010 at Sumner Academy of Arts and Science in Kansas City, Kan., what worked well, or perhaps failed spectacularly, for them as they chose the the school where their college lives now begin.
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