Kick off the new school year with lessons from our Back to School 2021 collection to help students express themselves, build relationships, and stay organized.

1. Introduction to Search for Colleges Online

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In this lesson, you will search online to learn specific information about colleges and then add that information to a spreadsheet.

Selecting the right colleges to apply to is an important step in preparing for your future.

The process to find the right schools is different for everyone.

There is lots of information on the internet, and it takes time to consider which pieces of information will be most useful as you make your decision.

Using Google Search can help you navigate the college search process.

As you conduct your college search, you will: Search by specific college or program, Filter your results using further details, And add information to compare details about the colleges that interest you.

This lesson uses Google Search and Google Sheets, but you could apply these skills and concepts in any search engine, and in any spreadsheet application or even on paper.

To work on this lesson, open a new tab in your browser, and navigate to

If you do not have a Google account, pause the video and create one now.

You will use your account to create your spreadsheet later.

Now, it’s your turn: Open a new tab, And navigate to google dot com.


  1. Open a new tab.
  2. Navigate to