College Search is the most important work you have to do. It takes lot of concentration and hard work. It will take about six to eight months for the whole process.
To find the right college for you make a note of the following:
Make a list of colleges according to your requirement.
If you need scholarship then search for the colleges which offer it to international students.
If you need financial aid, loan or grant then search for the colleges which offer it to international students.
Find the colleges that offer the subjects of your choice
Look for colleges that suits your SAT and TOEFL Scores..
Decide which part of USA you would like to go.
Add into search parameters, the cost of tuition and boarding which suits you and your family.
There are many other parameters which you may use to narrow down your search. This way you will be able to short list the colleges you would apply to.
For searching your college with all the above criteria, use the College Quick Finder from CollegeBoard.