The ROI of College

By: Mia Myklebust   These days it seems like everyone is talking about the Return On Investment (ROI) of college. Students are asking, “If I go to college, what will the benefit be?” When I was applying to school, things were simpler. I got in a few schools and made a decision based on programs, […]

The Best Colleges For Basketball Fans

By: Amani Teshome, student, Boston College   What makes a college basketball program great is contingent on several characteristics. The best programs have a rich tradition, a history of winning, die-hard fans, and above all infamy that supersedes all other programs. When considering the best schools for fans in the country, it is hard to […]

How To Choose Between Two Colleges [VIDEO]

  First of all, let’s remind ourselves that this is a good problem to have. Having the option to choose between schools is awesome. It means you put your all into your applications and got great results! However, this doesn’t mean that it’s not stressful and difficult to make a decision. To help you out, […]

What To Do At The College Fair [VLOG]

  In today’s Vlog, Susanna talks about the benefits of attending a college fair. Learn about the best things to do to make a good impression with admission officers and the things you should avoid doing. Yay, college!   Transcription:   Welcome to another edition of the CollegeMapper Vlog. Today, we are talking about what […]

Is Two-Year College For Me?

By: Helen Voelker   When you start to think about life after high school, there are many paths you can choose. One path you can take is attending a two-year school. Two-year schools are a great way to prepare for a bachelors degree or learn highly vocational skills that will launch you into the work […]

Campus Visits [VIDEO]

  One of the best ways to find the school for you is to visit campuses. Seeing different types of schools will give you an idea of what it would be like to go to schools of different sizes and locations. You can get a feel for the type of students who attend that school […]

California Colleges: UC vs CSU

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed. I often hear students say: “Palm trees and movie stars, beaches, convertibles and suntans–for college? Sign me up!”  If you dream of In-n-Out burger and the Sunset Strip almost as much as you dream of getting a stellar college diploma, consider one of the highly-regarded California colleges.  To apply to be […]

Why You Should Consider Your Safety School

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   You should strongly consider your Safety school as a real option, for many good reasons.  No matter what your grades and test scores, somewhere on your college list you need to have a couple of schools that you know for a fact you can get into.  These schools are called […]

10 Best Colleges for a Football Fan

By: Mia Myklebust   The crisp air and the changing of the leaves can only mean one thing… It’s college football season! If part of what you consider when choosing your college list is how many football games your team will win, this is the list for you. We’ve taken into consideration which teams are […]