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What is Colleges.com's U. Advisor?U. Advisor is a suite of free services that help high-school students, community-college transfer students, and parents of students navigate the difficult process of preparing for college.
What are the components of U. Advisor?
SAT Word of the Day
Doing well on the SAT is critical to getting into your preferred college or university. Sign up for our SAT Word of the Day to learn a new SAT word each and every day. You can then visit Colleges.com to review the SAT words for that week, and take a quiz based on those words!
College Search Engine
Before you can apply to colleges, you need to find the ones with the characteristics that match your personality. Use our powerful College Search Engine to find the school that's right for you - whether it's a 4-year university, a 2-year community college, or graduate school.
SAT Vocabulary Test Prep
Having an expanded vocabulary will not only help you increase your SAT scores, but you will be able to communicate more effectively to your friends, teachers and employers. This section has lessons that will help you expand your vocabulary. Take the quiz and see how well you do.
If you're a high-school student, you need to stay in tune with the admissions process. No matter what grade you're in, each month requires some action on your part. The College Roadmap is an admissions timeline that gives you quick access to the timely information you need, whether you're a sophomore, junior, or senior.
Help Paying for College
Use our Scholarship Search Engine to search our huge database of thousands of available scholarships. There are over one-billion dollars worth of scholarships in the database!
Admissions Essay Help Desk
Writing a great college admissions essay is often the only way for you to tell schools who your really are. Take advantage of this opportunity - separate yourself from the crowd by writing a killer admissions essay! Our Help Desk provides over 50 articles with essay-writing tips. Need more help? Why not send your essay to a Harvard student for a critique?
Lots and Lots of Articles
Everything from advice columns written by high-school students to editorials about standardized tests. Whatever your question is, you can find it here.