Thursday, August 29, 2013

How to Find the College that Fits YOU!

There are thousands of colleges and universities out there to choose from. There are schools with over 30,000 students, and some with as few as a few hundred. Some schools are located in the middle of very busy cities and some are found in the middle of the forest, surrounded by giant trees. Girls only or boys only, Europe or Central America - the choices are endless!

One of the tools to help you make the best choice is

It's super easy to use to search for the college and universities you are interested in.

Once you find the college your are interested in, everything you would want to know about the school is easily accessible!

The most revealing information is in the ADMISSIONS tab on the left side of the screen. Once in the ADMISSIONS page of the school, take a look at the ADMISSIONS SCATTERGRAM to see your chances of gaining admissions to that particular school.

Along the left side of the graph, you can locate your GPA. Along the bottom of the graph, you can see the SAT/ACT you should have to meet admissions. Green and blue dots are students who were accepted. Red are those who were denied admissions.

Creating an account in and entering your GPA, SAT/ACT scores, and college preferences allows the website to cater the searches to you specifically. is a great tool to determine whether the college or university you are applying to is a good fit!