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!

Avoiding Cliches

Avoiding cliches in your personal statement

Your personal statement may be your only chance to introduce yourself to admissions officers – so you'll need to leave a lasting impression.

Student at a business program

Researching Business Programs like NYU?

When deciding between so many excellent business schools, how do you tailor your research to find the right choice for you?

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.

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.