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Top College Choice: Stanford University is America’s Dream College

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College application brings a mixed feelings of excitement and anxiety at the same time. For one, the thought of being in one's dream school, in a new environment, with new people can really be pretty exciting. On the other hand, the idea of the whole application process, the probable debt and the concern of whether it will pay off in the end, can be pretty scary as well.

Nevertheless, everybody wants to be in college, as a degree in higher education has been considered a way to a better future. It is for the same reason that college applicants have this dream of being accepted to their ideal or dream college. And according to US News, if there is any school in the US that most student want to get into, it would be Stanford University, as reported by Princeton Review's "College Hopes & Worries Survey,".

This survey gathered more than 10,000 responses from college applicants and parents who were heading into the admissions process. The question asked was about the college that parents would like their children to get into if chance of acceptance and cost were not an issue.

According to AJC.com, the survey was conducted from Aug. 2016 through early March 2017. Here are top 10 schools parents would choose for their children:

1. Stanford University - Average Tuition & Fees for 2017-2018 School Year: $48,987

2. Princeton University - Average Tuition & Fees for 2017-2018 School Year: $47,500

3. Harvard College - Average Tuition & Fees for 2016-2017 School Year: $43,280

4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Average Tuition & Fees for 2016-2017 School Year: $48,452

5. Duke University - Average Tuition & Fees for 2016-2017 School Year: $51,510

6. University of Pennsylvania - Average Tuition & Fees for 2016-2017 School Year: $51,464

7. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - Average Tuition & Fees for 2017-2018 School Year: lower division: $45,410 ($14,402 for Michigan residents); upper division: $48,598 ($16,218 for Michigan residents)

8. New York University - Average Tuition & Fees for 2016-2017 School Year: $49,062

9. Cornell University - Average Tuition & Fees for 2017-2018 School Year: $52,853 ($35,483 for New York residents)

10. University of Notre Dame - Average Tuition & Fees for 2017-2018 School Year: $51,505

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