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StudentAdvisor’s College Review $50 Amazon Gift Card Week 2 Winners

By Sam Coren Staff Every week until December 31st StudentAdvisor is awarding $50 Amazon Gift Cards to two lucky people. Want in on the fun? All you have to do is review your college for a chance to win! Ready to find out which college reviews won $50 Amazon Gift Cards from StudentAdvisor for […]

StudentAdvisor’s College Review $50 Amazon Gift Card Week 1 Winners

By Sam Coren Staff In case you weren’t aware, the whole StudentAdvisor team is chock full of holiday spirit. If you write a college review on StudentAdvisor by December 31st, you’ll be automatically entered in a weekly drawing to win a $50 Amazon gift card! Students, alumni, faculty and staff are all eligible so […]

Review Your College on StudentAdvisor & Be Entered to Win a $50 Amazon or iTunes Gift Card!

By Megan Kenslea Staff Did you know you could win a $50 Amazon or iTunes gift card just for reviewing your college? Review your college on StudentAdvisor by December 31st, 2011 for your chance to win! StudentAdvisor will be awarding two $50 gift cards every week until the end of the year – so tell your […]

Compare Colleges: University of Nebraska vs. University of Wisconsin

By Sam Coren Staff This Saturday it’s the mega match up Huskers football fans have been craving since the move to the Big Ten conference. With both teams boasting a 4-0 record so far in the 2011 season, even casual college football fans are brimming with excitement over this weekend’s upcoming Nebraska vs. Wisconsin […]

College Reviews from Recent Alumni: Why They Matter

By Sam Coren Staff “Why does my opinion matter? I already graduated.” That’s a common response I get from people who graduated in the past 5 years after I invite them to review their college on StudentAdvisor. If hindsight is 20/20 then college reviews from alumni are worth big pots of magical gold to […]

Best Dorm Items 2011: Student Picks from The Ultimate Dorm Living Guide

By Sam Coren Staff So by now you’ve moved in, hung up some posters, and started making friends in your new college residence hall. But something is still missing – the “wow” factor. Looking for the last items to make your dorm room the envy of all? During the making of StudentAdvisor’s Ultimate Dorm […]

Compare Colleges: South Carolina vs Clemson

By Sam Coren Staff One of the longest, fiercest college rivalries in America belongs to two of the Palmetto state’s top institutions. However, the tense relationship between University of South Carolina and Clemson University pre-dates the existence of their powerhouse NCAA Division 1 Football teams. After the Civil War the seeds for the Carolina-Clemson […]

Berkeley or Stanford? What the College Reviews Say

By Sam Coren Staff For years students around the world have been flocking to Northern California’s Bay Area to spend their college years. And there’s good reason for that:  UC Berkeley (affectionately known as “Cal”) and Stanford University allure some of the best and the brightest minds with good weather and world-class resources that rival […]

Forbes Top Colleges Rankings Penalizes Northeastern Co-op Program

By Sam Coren Staff The following editorial reflects the opinions of the author and not all of those at As StudentAdvisor’s Content Manager I have my eyes glued to everything happening in the world of college news. So when I got word of Forbes’s latest Top 200 Colleges list I couldn’t help but […]

Applying to Schools in the South? 4 Great Colleges to Consider

Every year the Ivies and other prestigious private schools in the northeast are overrun with applications and interest from students they do not have room for. But let’s face it – there are plenty of wonderful schools where you can earn your degree and not have to deal with terrible weather for most of the […]

College Reviews: Liberal Arts Colleges in Southern Maine

By Sam Coren Staff New England is known for having one of the highest concentrations of colleges and univeristies in the US. Compared to hustle and bustle of Boston, which draws thousands of students from all over the world, many students prefer to study in the more serene setting of Maine. And it comes […]

College Reviews: What’s Helpful and What’s Not

By Sam Coren Staff Since starting at StudentAdvisor 6 months ago I’ve read through hundreds of college reviews written by students, alumni, faculty and parents. At this point I feel like I know more about other people’s schools than my own alma mater! Now that I’ve logged quite a bit of review reviewing experience […]