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Learn about our partnership with 51offer, a company that helps students successfully apply and attend international colleges and universities.
The Common App has revolutionized college admissions, but it has also made it difficult for college admissions officers to determine how serious an applicant is about attending. Early decision and early action options change that.
College Vine offers a unique mentorship service to students applying to competitive universities. Learn more about why we are excited to promote these services to our users.
ScoreBeyond prepares students for the SAT or the ACT more quickly and effectively than any other tutoring service. Learn how it works.
Learn why we partnered with ScholarshipOwl. The Common App for scholarships.
Credible offers a free and simple tool to get matched to personalized student loan offers -- it's an easy fit to College Factual's college matching tools.
What if buying a book on Amazon were as difficult as shopping for a college education?
Most families like to think of scholarships from colleges as proof of their students achievements. However, scholarships should be best thought of as marketing dollars a school uses to convince students to attend.
Explore a career in the health professions. Find out which jobs are hot, which pay the best, and where to go to school.
Everyone has heard that the STEM field is hot. But some majors perform much better than others where salaries are concerned. What STEM majors come out on top?
Want to make a lot of money right after graduation? Engineering is a good field to explore. Find out why you may want to consider a major in engineering.
Selecting an affordable college can be extremely challenging for families. Advertised sticker prices is rarely what students end up paying, and the prices often don't reflect the actual quality education a student receives. A best value ranking of colleges should reflect what students actually pay, not what the school advertises. It should also take into account student outcomes, including time to graduation.
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