With apologies to Socrates, knowing thyself is easier said than done. Most high school students can analyze a differential equation or a Shakespearean play with the greatest of ease, but when it comes to cataloging their own strengths, weaknesses, likes, and dislikes, many draw a blank. But self-knowledge is crucial to the matching process at the heart of a successful college search. Our 30-item survey offers a simple way to get a handle on some critical issues in college selection – and what sort of college may fit your preferences.

Print our Self-Quiz and find out where you belong.

Source: Fiske Guide to Colleges 2011.

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