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Compare Your Campus

Compare Your Campus

Learn from other students' college search experiences.

Published August 16, 2010
Hope Revived: Finding a Way Back to the Classroom

Hope Revived: Finding a Way Back to the Classroom

I find it ironic that my classroom windows overlook the Littleton Cemetery. Strangely enough, in a rare childless moment, I found myself meandering among those very headstones just three months ago. ...

Published June 5, 2007
Find a Diverse College

Find a Diverse College

When it comes to diversity on a college's campus, enrollment percentages and brochures can't tell the whole story. How can prospective students dig deeper? Courses and Programs "Check the availability of ...

By Chris Diehl
Published June 3, 2008
Your Turn: The Perfect College - By Accident

Your Turn: The Perfect College - By Accident

It's your turn to find the perfect college by accident.

By Tina Catania, Dartmouth College
Published March 9, 2009
College Questions for Students with Disabilities

College Questions for Students with Disabilities

Be sure you know these college questions for students with disabilities.

By Roxana Hadad
Published January 22, 2016
College Rumors Busted

College Rumors Busted

These college rumors get busted by our experts--find out what's true and what's just made up.

By Laure Jeanne Hammond
Published March 9, 2009
The Collegiate Matchmaker

The Collegiate Matchmaker

Get hooked up with your favorite college with the collegiate matchmaker.

By Kay Peterson, Ph. D.
Published October 30, 2012
Senior Year Blog

Senior Year Blog

Closing Time: You Don't Have to Go Home, but You Can't Stay Here Feb. 17, 2006 Hola, ladies and gents. The good people at FastWeb have informed me that my contract ...

By Rich Coleman
Published June 5, 2007
Hispanic Friendly Colleges

Hispanic Friendly Colleges

Learn what resources are available to Hispanic students at Hispanic friendly colleges.

By Ursula Furi-Perry
Published March 10, 2009
Obstacles to Hispanic Higher Education

Obstacles to Hispanic Higher Education

Discover and learn how to overcome obstacles to Hispanic higher education.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published April 22, 2009
The Future of Affirmative Action

The Future of Affirmative Action

Find out more on the future of affirmative action.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published March 10, 2009
How to Weigh College Rankings

How to Weigh College Rankings

Find out how to weigh college rankings in your college search.

By Chris Diehl
Published June 18, 2009
Don't Quit Your Day Job -- Study Part Time

Don't Quit Your Day Job -- Study Part Time

Working and going to school at night is no picnic: Getting a degree seems to take forever, and the toll on social and home life should not be dismissed either. Nonetheless, ...

By Susan Aaron, The Learning Coach
Published September 3, 2008
Surfing the College Website

Surfing the College Website

Scope out the college website during your college search.

By The Professors' Guide
Published April 21, 2009
How to Pick Colleges -- Like a Professor, Part I

How to Pick Colleges -- Like a Professor, Part I

Learn how to pick colleges like a professor with these helpful tips.

By The Professors' Guide
Published April 21, 2009
How to Pick Colleges -- Like a Professor, Part II

How to Pick Colleges -- Like a Professor, Part II

Learn how to pick colleges like a professor with these helpful tips.

By The Professors' Guide
Published April 21, 2009
The Military College Drill

The Military College Drill

Brian Donovan is a graduate from the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He made the decision in high school that he wanted to go to a military college. "I wanted ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 22, 2016
Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

When picking out a college, you need to choose the institution that's best for you. Size, location and price are important. But for many black students graduating from high school today, ...

By Michael Pugh
Published January 22, 2016
College Planning for Rising Seniors

College Planning for Rising Seniors

It's important to remember that the sooner you begin mapping out your own individualized plan for the college admissions process, the sooner you'll be on your way to college success!

Fastweb Staff
Published July 23, 2015
Who's Really #1?

Who's Really #1?

With so many college rankings, is there a way to determine a REAL number one?

By Dr. Kat Cohen, CEO and Founder of ApplyWise.com
Published March 12, 2009