Using REACH, MATCH and SAFETY to Build a College List
What is Reach, Match, Safety?
Reach, Match, Safety is a guide teens can use to create their ultimate college list.
Reach schools are those for which the students GPA and SAT scores fall UNDER the averages published. Teens are REACHING for admission because it is beyond their academic profile.
Match schools are those where the teens current GPA and SAT scores mirror or are close to the average published.Their academic profile are a MATCH for what the schools are looking for.
Safety schools are those where the teens current GPA and SAT scores exceeds the average published. Because the students academic profile exceeds what the schools are looking for there is a great likelihood of admission.