Find a College

5 Reasons to Know Your EFC Before You Even Apply to College

Too many people think that your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is something that you worry about when you apply for financial aid–if…

4 Reasons People Don’t Pick Affordable Colleges

There are over 1,600 four-year public and private colleges in the United States. And guess what, they don't all cost…

Pay Less for College By Focusing on These College Statistics

If you want to pay less for college, you need to pay more attention to college statistics. I’m sure many…

What Happens to People Who Go To Colleges No One Has Ever Heard Of?

I think that there are a lot of families out there that would like to drop out of the race…

COVID-19 Wreck Your College Plans? Here’s the One Thing You Must Do

The excitement generated by acceptance letters so many high school seniors received before April 1 has morphed into anxiety if…

Colleges Most Likely to Meet Financial Need List

This is a list of over 200 colleges most likely to provide need-based aid (not based on academic merit) to…

The Truth About Rejection by Elite Colleges

I think that the greatest unacknowledged truth in college admissions is that if you’re good enough to get into an…

4 Easy Steps to Find Colleges for Potential Merit Scholarships

(For those looking for affordable colleges, I’m updating this post. Because I’ve updated the spreadsheet several times since I wrote…

Why People Waste Their College Visits-Part 2

In the first part of Why People Waste Their College Campus Visits, I discussed how students and families don’t make…