CollegeData Resources

Welcome to CollegeData Resources! Here, you’ll find over 200 articles featuring guidance on developing your college search strategy, test preparation, writing a compelling essay, getting the most financial aid, making your college choice, improving your college admissions chances, and more.

You’ll also find personal stories from students who applied to college (and survived!), as well as tips on transferring, studying abroad, and managing your life once you get to college, including tips to help you keep track of your college money and learn how to manage your money wisely. We’ve also included a COVID-19 section dedicated to resources to help you keep up with changes to the college admissions landscape resulting from COVID-19 and plan for college.

Visit CollegeData Resources often for updates and best practices on preparing, applying, and paying for college. We wish you success as you plan for college and a bright future ahead!

The Road to College

The Facts on Fit

Explore Your Options

Prepare & Apply

Getting In


Money Matters

Pay your way

Scholarship Central


Student Stories

Transition to College


Campus Life


Study Break

Study Abroad