Summer Program Profile: Nike ELS Tennis Camp

The Nike ELS Camp combines rigorous tennis instruction with an immersive English curriculum for a one-of-a-kind study abroad experience.

How to use college ranking lists

A Quick Guide to College Ranking Lists

Remember, the college you pick will your home for 4 years of your life. Make sure the school you choose fits with your values and lifestyle!

Stanford University auditorium

Summer Program Profile: Stanford University

Stanford's summer institutes offer the chance to work with top scholars and get to know the high-tech, fast-paced culture of Silicon Valley.

PROMYS student

Summer Program Profile: PROMYS at Boston U.

PROMYS (Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists) is a summer program hosted every year at Boston University and the University of Oxford.

Studying at Brown University

Summer Program Profile: Brown University

Brown University – one of the eight Ivy League schools – offers college-level summer programs in beautiful Rhode Island. Learn more here!

Using University Rankings

The Methodology Behind University Rankings

Ever wonder how US News and other ranking methodologies classify the world's best colleges? (It’s probably not how you thought.)

Liberal arts college

What is a “Liberal Arts College”?

What's the difference between “university” and “college”? We'll help you understand the common terms used in secondary and higher education.

Georgetown University student

Institution Profile: Georgetown University

Georgetown University in Washington, DC has long been known for welcoming international students. It is also one of the top schools in the US.

Stanford University

Institution Profile: Stanford University

Stanford University was named the most innovative university in the world in 2016. Learn more about this excellent west coast university!

Brown University

Institution Profile: Brown University

Brown University, an Ivy League school located in Rhode Island, is famous for its "open curriculum". Learn more about it here!

Liberal arts college

A Guide to Liberal Arts Colleges in the US

Small student populations and quality faculty characterize liberal arts colleges. Learn more about the benefits of such close-knit communities.

Getting accepted to MIT

What type of student gets accepted to MIT?

MIT is one of the most exclusive universities in the world. So what did the average MIT student do in high school to gain admission?

Harvard University

Institution Profile: Harvard University

Harvard, an Ivy League school, is one of the most selective universities in the world and the oldest in the United States.

Princeton University

Institution Profile: Princeton University

Princeton University is often ranked the #1 school by US News and World Report – but it also has the lowest tuition in the Ivy League.