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ScholarMatch in NYT!


There are so many different college ranking systems out there and we know how difficult it can be, especially for our students, to figure out which one is best suited for you. Frank Bruni’s piece “How to Make Sense of College Rankings” in the New York Times does a great job examining the pros and […]

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The 2016 ScholarMatch Honor Roll is here! For the second consecutive year, ScholarMatch has worked with the White House and its college database to analyze 1,400 U.S. colleges and universities. Our results, compiled in a list we call the ScholarMatch Honor Roll, come at an important time as America’s high school seniors (21% of whom […]

Visit us on Medium!

It’s true! We’re on Medium now! We’ll be sharing stories, tips, news, and opinions on all things higher education related.  We are really excited about My College Story, a ScholarMatch original series highlighting the diverse and varied journeys to and through higher education. Check our account on Medium at the end of each month for a […]

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My College Story

Would you believe me if I told you that my absolute favorite class in college was the class where I received my first and only F? Her name was Biology 1B, and she will forever go down in history as the class that ruined my college transcript. But I absolutely loved her for it. Don’t […]

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100k blog

Classes start in August. Our scholars have a $100k tuition gap. We have 100 days to close the gap! Click here to help us raise $100k in 100 days. Crippling student loan debt keeps great students out of college… But not here. Since 1999, student debt has increased more than 500 percent- to an average […]


Sometimes we get to do pretty cool stuff with our students, like an interview for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco‘s awesome and educational podcast Does College Matter? We had a blast talking about our work, what problems we’re trying to solve and what kind of impact ScholarMatch has on our students’ lives. Thanks […]

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We are so excited to announce the recent addition of two new staff members to the ScholarMatch team! Kristen Minami and Jessica Li join the College Programs team as College Advisors for our students at San Francisco State University and University of California, Berkeley. Kristen is a graduate student at the University of San Francisco […]

ScholarMatch in WSJ!

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It’s no secret that the cost of tuition, and how individuals and families will pay for it, is on everyone’s minds these days. Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal ran an article about the changing ways that colleges are being evaluated and the tools available to help students make the decision of where to […]

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We are so excited to be chosen as part of the Spanish-language TV network Univision’s Education Week, the longest running education campaign on air! Our segment was featured on their primetime news show Primer Impacto and tells the story of our student Francisco and his journey through college, our crowd-funded scholarships, and the many support services […]

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Just a few days ago, the White House unveiled the College Scorecard; a college search website including never before released national data on college cost, graduation, debt, and post-college earnings. We are excited to announce that ScholarMatch was recognized by the White House because our college search tool, the ScholarMatcher, is using this new data and distills […]