Saturday, Nov. 01, 2014

About UniversitySpot.com

"Learn as if you were to live forever."
-Mahatma Gandhi

This quotation is the driving force behind UniversitySpot.com. We strive to be the go-to website to guide the everyman's search for higher education information, from how and where to apply to college, to how and where to find the best resources for learning outside of the classroom.

From UniversitySpot.com, you can easily access the best free online resources to streamline researching colleges, preparing for SATs and ACTs, finding financial aid, and much more. Our editors have compiled and categorized in one convenient place websites, guides and college reviews to help provide everyone from high school seniors, college students and lifetime learners to counselors, parents and professors with instant access to college-related resources.

UniversitySpot.com provides starting points to information covering all stages of the education process, from selecting the right college or online course, to life on campus or in the virtual classroom, to tips on pursuing a career. The site also provides resources for those affiliated with current or prospective college students, including counselors, parents, teachers and professors.

How to Use the Site

With so many resources on UniversitySpot.com, you may have some questions about how to find information that is most useful to you. The side bar on the left of the page is a great place to get started. This section is divided into several categories:

  • Getting to Campus
  • Information for those who are interested in applying to college or graduate school

  • Paying for College
  • Everything you need to know about grants, loans, scholarships and work-study programs

  • Learn Online
  • Details on enrolling in online programs, as well as free video and audio lectures for self-guided learning

  • Study Help
  • Tips on staying organized, reference tools and study abroad programs

  • Campus Life
  • A great resource for incoming college students. Info on textbooks, professor ratings and campus dining

  • The Real World
  • Explore your post-grad options, and find internship and job tips

  • Parents
  • Includes financial planning and coping resources

  • Counselors
  • A listing of networks and associations, as well as info on college fairs, financial aid and more


The UniversitySpot.com home page is also divided into several sections to help you find the information you're looking for more easily. If you are looking for the answer to a specific question, such as What is the average SAT score? or What are the best business schools in the country? you may find the collection of Q&A's in our You Asked For It and Do You Know? sections helpful. For more in-depth information on a given topic, such as how to choose a major, check out our feature articles. One of the best parts of the site is the University Profiles section. Here, you will find original profiles of more than 350 colleges and universities, with each profile containing details on a school's programs and courses, cost, admissions and application information, financial aid information, campus visit options, study abroad options, sports teams, and extracurricular activities. Each profile also provides links to profiles of that college or university by other review sites, including U.S. News & World Report, the College Board and Unigo.

If you still can't find what you're looking for or are interested in finding information on a specific topic, try the Search box to query UniversitySpot.com or the Web. You can also take advantage of our Custom Search Engine, which is customized to search the websites of hundreds of U.S. universities.

Talk to Us

We would also greatly appreciate your thoughts on ways that we can improve any and all aspects of this site. If you have questions, comments or suggestions, please contact us.

Here's how to reach us:

Email Us

StartSpot Mediaworks, Inc.
Attn: UniversitySpot.com Team
1033 University Place
Evanston, IL 60201

phone: (847) 475-0354

Thanks again for visiting UniversitySpot.com. Happy learning!

The UniversitySpot.com Team

P.S. You might also enjoy our sister sites, LibrarySpot.com, BookSpot.com and GovSpot.com

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