Good question. There’s a lot of information to process and quite a few factors to consider when considering the universities that would best fit. I recommend using Collegeboard’s College Search Tool. It allows you to select filters such as test scores, location, university size, academics, sports, etc, and pulls from its database of 3,806 universities to give you the ones that best fit. You are not required to choose from every filter, instead you can just choose from your 2-3 priorities.
Once you’ve gotten an initial list of universities, it’s time to start researching further. You can explore the statistics on the Collegeboard site or you can visit the university’s website to get an idea of its core values, academic structure, and student life.