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Colleges of Distinction is a trusted resource for guidance counselors, parents, students, and hundreds of colleges and universities across the U.S. We help students find the right college using our four distinctions.

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Engaged Students

You’ll have every opportunity to take an active part in your learning.

Great Teaching

Academic innovation goes hand-in-hand with personalized learning.

Vibrant Communities

Speakers, seminars, unique films, and artistic events—you name it, these schools have it.

Successful Outcomes

You’ll be equipped to find better solutions in both the workplace and the world at large.

The Mega List of Scholarships You Should Apply For

You’re about to head off to college, and experience so many exciting things. But that also means you’ll need money to support you along the way. Luckily, a lot of companies and organizations want to help you— they offer various grant and scholarship opportunities for students like you. To get you started, we have devised a mega list of scholarships you may be eligible for.

Pay Less for College!

Most middle and upper-middle income families are surprised to learn that with a little planning, they can significantly lower out-of-pocket college costs, maximize grants and scholarships, and minimize debt.

We’re teaming up with SMARTTRACK® College Funding, the nation’s leader in developing strategic college funding plans, to assist our clients with the financial piece of college planning. They’ve helped over 250,000 families affordably reduce the cost of higher education, often by tens of thousands of dollars per year.