7. Applying to Many Universities

A: How many universities are you applying to?

B: I'm applying to 12 universities.

A: Wow! That's a lot!

B: I just want a lot of options.

A: But it costs a lot of money and time!

B: I get fee waivers.

A: But how about the time? I mean, applying is a lot of work.

B: College applications ask similar questions.

A: Good for you. I'm only applying to three universities.

B: Which ones are you applying to?

A: CSULA, UC Irvine, and Yale.

B: I find it hard to believe that you can limit yourself to only three universities.