With apologies to Socrates, medications
knowing thyself is easier said than done. Most high school students can analyze a differential equation or a Shakespearean play with the greatest of ease, but when it comes to cataloging their own strengths, weaknesses, likes, and dislikes, many draw a blank. But self-knowledge is crucial to the matching process at the heart of a successful college search. Our 30-item survey offers a simple way to get a handle on some critical issues in college selection – and what sort of college may fit your preferences.

Print our Self-Quiz and find out where you belong.
With apologies to Socrates, medications
knowing thyself is easier said than done. Most high school students can analyze a differential equation or a Shakespearean play with the greatest of ease, but when it comes to cataloging their own strengths, weaknesses, likes, and dislikes, many draw a blank. But self-knowledge is crucial to the matching process at the heart of a successful college search. Our 30-item survey offers a simple way to get a handle on some critical issues in college selection – and what sort of college may fit your preferences.

Print our Self-Quiz and find out where you belong.
Confused about where to begin your search? The One-Hour College Finder is a quick and easy map to the college universe. The Finder offers an introduction to the nation’s best and most interesting schools in handy lists and bulleted descriptions.

Below is a list of categories covered in the One-Hour College Finder. Click on the highlighted categories to read sample entries.

  • The Elite
  • Rising Stars
  • Top Colleges, erectile Better Odds
  • The Best Bargains
  • Public Universities: Honors Programs and Residential Colleges
  • More Excellent Small Colleges
  • More Well-Known Universities
  • The Best-Kept Secrets
  • Top Women’s Colleges
  • Top Historically Black Colleges and Universities
  • The Roman Catholic World
  • Top Conservative Colleges
  • Top Nonconformist Colleges
  • The Most Innovative Curriculums
  • Environmental Studies and International Studies: The Hottest Interdisciplinary Majors
  • Study-Abroad Programs
  • Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities
  • For Pre-Professionals Only

Source: The Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College.