The New Normal: How can students choose the right college?

News 12's Elizabeth Hashagen was joined by Princeton Review editor-in-chief Rob Franick and Farmingdale State College President Dr. John Nader to talk about college educations.
Latest numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show 61.8% of recent high school graduates enrolled in college in October 2021, a downward trend.
How do you choose the right college? A great college experience is largely about "goodness of fit." Many look to see if the programs, place and pricing are right for the students.
According to the Common App, which is used by more than 900 schools, only 43% of the incoming class of freshmen submitted their test scores along with their college applications. How important is testing?
At what point do students need to start making a career decision so they can find the college that is going to help them in that path?