The Truth Behind College Rankings

1. They are not accurate 2. They make colleges panic and behave badly 3. They make students choose the wrong schools for them 4. They don’t mean anything 5. The …

Best Colleges for Business in 2012

By: Susanna de Chenonceau, M.Ed.   It seems like more and more students are interested in majoring in Business these days.  With the growing focus on social entrepreneurship, philanthropreneurs, and …

Top 7 Sunniest Places to go to College

By: Mia Myklebust   If sunshine is your preferred wake-up call, then head to one of the top sunny states in the US for college!  Four years in the sun …

12 Things to Know Before Leaving the Nest

By: Mia Myklebust and Susanna de Chenonceau, M.Ed.   How to:   1. Balance your checkbook- It’s all about the money, honey. Knowing how to manage your finances is a …

The Top 5 Worst Main Essay Topics

By: Susanna de Chenonceau, M.Ed.   1.   Sports- Don’t write about it. Don’t even try. Don’t just start a rough draft to see if your sports essay might somehow …

School’s Out for Summer!

By: Susanna de Chenonceau, M.Ed   School may be out for the summer, but there is much that you can (and some of you should) be doing to prepare for …

Welcome to CollegeMapper!

By: Susanna de Chenonceau M.Ed   Applying to college can be a pretty overwhelming process, but after all of these years of shepherding kids (and parents) through the labyrinth, I think I’ve …