Tag: college fit

5 Tips for Students Choosing Their College

Founder, Collegewise

Some lucky seniors are in the throes of deciding where to go between college acceptances. Check out these five tips to make the impossible decision easier. read more

Finding the Right School for You: As Easy as L.A.M.P.P.

High School Student

There's no single magic trick that will point you toward the college that's exactly right for you, but there are some important things to consider that can help in a big way. read more

Don't Lose Yourself Trying to Get Into College

Student, Corona del Sol High School

"Because it looks good on a college application." But is it good for you? read more

Why College Diversity Matters To Me

Student, iSchool High

One high school junior shares what diversity means to her now...and what it means to her future in college. read more

Cinderella's College Search: How to Find Schools and Scholarships When Life Is Holding You Back


It's easy to feel Cinderella-like in your college journey: when you're facing tons of personal and financial obstacles, that far-off campus can seem as out of reach as a castle. read more

5 Good Reasons to Transfer to a Different College


"I miss my mom's meatloaf": bad reason to transfer. "I'm changing majors": good reason to transfer. Thinking about transferring to a different college? Great! Just make sure you have a good reason. read more

Why Campus Visits Matter Part I: Asking the Right Questions

Associate Director of Admission, Georgetown College

Think campus visits don't matter in the Internet age? Think again. In the first of a four-part series, a college admission insider explains why campus visits are important--and how you can get the most out of them. read more

Why a Women's College: Battling One Myth at a Time

Directors, Collegewise

Less than 5% of high school-aged women even consider applying to women's colleges, and to these women's college grads (and admission counselors) that's just not enough. read more