Measuring Academic Fit: Reach, Match and Safety Schools
When applying to colleges, it’s important to consider academic fit. Find out how to choose the right mix of reach, match and safety schools.
Consider Financial Fit When Choosing Colleges
Find out why it’s critical to examine costs during the college admissions process, so a student can choose a school that’s the best financial and academic fit.
College Admissions Planning Calendar
Learn about the key steps that students and parents should take — and when they should take them — as they plan for college admissions.
Nearly 100 colleges claim to have a need-blind admissions policy, which maintains that a family’s finances are not considered in the decision to admit or deny a student. If not, the college is considered need-sensitive or need-aware.
Ranking Colleges by Return on Investment
The new College Scorecard is a helpful tool for evaluating colleges based on key data. Check out these lists of colleges ranked by return on investment.