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Visiting Campus? How to Plan a College Tour

By Marcy Black For Planning a campus visit can be a logistical challenge, whether it’s a quick pass through the local community college, or a week-long tour of distant colleges and universities. Here are some questions to consider before you leave. What type of “visit” are you planning to do? The “Drive-by” When you don’t […]

College Comparison: Emory vs Vanderbilt

By Megan Kenslea Staff Students from around the world have flocked to Emory University and Vanderbilt University in search of strong academics in a warmer climate. With both schools boasting impressive faculty and alumni, there are numerous similarities between Emory and Vanderbilt abound:  both are located on the outskirts of vibrant cities, the schools […]

Tell Us Your Must-Have Dorm Items for StudentAdvisor’s New Dorm Guide

By Sam Coren Staff Is it a luxury bean bag? A shower carry-all? A rice cooker? A Scentsy candle? Last year when we unveiled our College Dorm Essentials Guide students and parents flocked to StudentAdvisor to see what they should arm themselves with before making that big move to college. This year we plan on […]

The Most Common College Complaints From Student Reviews

By Sam Coren Staff One of the cool things about working at StudentAdvisor is getting to read all the college reviews real students submit on their schools. In our reviews we always ask these what’s good, what’s bad, and would you choose to go to the same school if you could do it all […]

StudentAdvisor’s $24,000 in 24 Hours All-Nighter Begins Today!

By Dean Tsouvalas StudentAdvisor Editor-in-Chief Winners announced every hour 5 minutes past the hour LIVE! Earlier this month we launched a $24,000 college review scholarship contest to celebrate College Decision Month. Our goal was to help college students and alumni pay for their education. Why? Because college is expensive! Who couldn’t use some extra cash? […]

Compare Colleges: University of Michigan vs. Michigan State University

By Sam Coren Staff You’ll be hard pressed to find a more storied inter-state college rivalry than the one between University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Michagan State University On paper they have a lot in common. These two world-class public institutions of higher learning with student populations in the 40,000’s are often considered part […]

This Week in College News: Embezzlement at Vassar and Puppies at Yale Law

By Sam Coren Staff It’s time for another round up of the week’s most notable college stories making headlines. Today’s edition of This Week in College News brings us big theft, campus petting zoos, conjoining Terrapins, and a slew of Canadian universities recruiting American students. Have no idea what we’re talking about? Then read […]

College Decision Month: StudentAdvisor Awarding $24,000 in Scholarships for College Reviews

By Sam Coren Staff What would you do with an extra $1,000 for school? Put it towards text books? Student loans? A study abroad trip? Well, that’s for you to figure out! This month StudentAdvisor is awarding $24,000 in scholarship money for the best college reviews! April is College Decision Month and high school […]

Compare Colleges: Florida State vs Miami vs University of Florida

By Jayne Seward Staff There are a lucky few who live and go to school in a place where there is year-round sunshine, soft white sand, and clear Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean waters. Yes, I am referring to the “Sunshine State” where sun, sand, and flip flops are a year-round must-have, making Florida […]

Review Your College for a Chance to Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card

The academics, facilities, and student life – it’s simple, tell someone what you wish someone had told you when you were deciding which college to go to, and you could win an Amazon $25 gift card! StudentAdvisor is awarding an Amazon gift card to every 25th reviewer. Submit your review before March 4th before 12PM […]

How to Use Social Media to Help Get Accepted to College [UPDATED]

By Dean Tsouvalas Editor On February 21st, StudentAdvisor’s Editor-in-Chief, Dean Tsouvalas, was a guest on Fox 25 Boston’s Morning News program and discussed social media in the college admissions process. Not sure how social media influences your college acceptance? Have no fear, Dean’s got you covered with some great tips on how to make […]

Tufts University Student Review

Want to know what Tufts University is really like? Read Student College Reviews from students currently at college. Fellow students and alumni have spoken!  Here are some of the highlights from a recent student college review by Shriya N., a freshman at Tufts University, who reveals what she believes to be the best and worst things about […]