Hey, I got accepted Into 2 universities, one of them is a small, christian private school. It it not ranked, I have no friends who are going there, and the campus is ugly. My parents want me to go there because they say its small, and the teachers will pay more attention to me, and I will talk socialize more there.
The second is much larger, public, cheaper, it's not at all prestigious but is ranked about average compared to other universities in America, and is ranked much better than the other private Christian one. Also all my friends are going there. However, My parents said I would get lost in the crowd and my mild social anxiety would get worse because they said I would be unable to make any new friends.
My parents are forcing me to go to the small Christian university, even though I have absolutely no desire to go there. They are afraid that because of my average gpa and sat scores I would do poorly in college, but I highly doubt I would do any better at the small Christian college. I would probably fell depressed there, but my parents are forcing me to go anyways and have been very stubborn. What can I tell them so that they change their mind? Perhaps they are being fair with me? Thoughts?