The waiting period is over and you’ve received a decision, now what do you do? You’ve been Admitted: Congratulations! If you’ve been admitted to your #1 choice college, then it’s pretty likely your decision on where to enroll is done. However, what if you’ve been admitted to several schools you’re interested in? How do you decide? Here are some tips: Is cost a factor? Compare aid packages carefully, and make sure that your freshman package will remain constant if your family’s finances remain relatively stable. Some colleges “front load”; they will offer very attractive awards the first year, then drastically reduce aid the following years, even if your financial situation is the same.