It’s usually pretty easy for people to recognize that their personalities and tastes have changed over the years. However, it’s difficult for them to see that these attributes will continue to change in the future.
What does this finding mean for college applicants? You shouldn’t just think of your current self when choosing a college. Try to imagine the person you will be as an undergrad and, later, as a graduate. Will this person appreciate going to—or having gone to—the college you have in mind?
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