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Use multiple search lists and our guidebook to research a variety of colleges and universities.

Work with our Progress Tracker for your applications, financial aid forms, school replies, and much more.

MCA provides families with a full college guidebook, financial aid estimator, and a U.S. patented college selection system. The free MCA program is personalized to your individual criteria, complete with cost estimates specific to your needs.

Cities with the Highest
Percentage of College Students
Storrs, Connecticut 81.9%
Kingston, Rhode Island 77.5%
Isla Vista, California 76.6%
Durham, New Hampshire 75.0%
Stanford, California 73.6%
Amherst Center, Massach 71.3%
Athens, Ohio 71.1%
State College, Pennsylvania 71.1%
Alfred, New York 68.8%
South Hill, New York 68.2%

Campus Visit: See For Yourself

Your image of a campus through its website or viewbook may be totally changed when you see and explore a campus for yourself. Be your own investigator:

  • See and hear things for yourself
  • Stay overnight in a dorm, if possible
  • Walk around the neighborhood outside of campus
  • Most importantly: imagine living on that campus and in those surroundings.

Campus Checklist  Website Checklist

Why and How We Recommend Schools

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Find Colleges Create short lists Track applications

Search for colleges that match your needs and achievements. MyCollegeAdvisor has the only US patented selection system.

Use multiple search lists and our guidebook to research a variety of colleges and universities.

Work with our Progress Tracker for your applications, financial aid forms, school replies, and much more.

MCA provides families with a full college guidebook, financial aid estimator, and a U.S. patented college selection system. The free MCA program is personalized to your individual criteria, complete with cost estimates specific to your needs.

Major features:

  • U.S. patented college selection system - not a random search - complete with school recommendations.
  • Detailed information on the application process - deadlines, tests, essays, recommendations, interviews, and much more.
  • Estimated financial aid for each school. Know your costs before you apply.
  • A complete online guidebook of colleges and universities.
  • And many more online tools.

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