College Search and Visits

College Search and Visits

Naviance
Whether it’s matching colleges to a student’s career interests, or comparing admissions rates at a student’s top college choices, Naviance college planning tools allow students and families to make informed decisions. Students can also compare colleges and universities and explore scholarship opportunities.

For an overview of the college search tools on Naviance, see below.

SuperMatch™ & College Search Tools

When students are just beginning their college search process, it can be overwhelming and they may not know where to start. But with SuperMatch and other college search tools in Naviance, students can get matched from over 20 search criteria that will help them find colleges that are the right fit for them. Then, they can research the resulting schools and add them to their “Colleges I’m Thinking About” list.

College Match

Three lists of potential colleges to research are provided: “Colleges Looking for Students Like You,” “Colleges Other Students Like,” and “Colleges That Have Accepted Students Like You.”

College Search

This is an advanced search tool that enables students to create searches that focus on college criteria that is important to them, such as costs, campus surroundings, available majors, etc. Students can save college searches.

Colleges I’m Thinking About List

As students complete their college research and find schools of interest, they can add them to the “Colleges I’m Thinking About” list in Family Connection.

The College Board – An excellent college search tool and research site: click here.