Welcome to the College App Map, your destination for the tools and resources needed to inform and coach you through the college application process. The Apps you see featured represent the best iOS, Android, and browser-based Apps on the market. Many of them are winners of College Summit's College Knowledge Challenge. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this $2.5 million competitive grant initiative prompted the development of innovative Apps designed to make the college-going process more transparent, collaborative, and easy to navigate for low-income and first-generation students. Every App on the list includes a description of features and links to access or download the App.
Who we are: College Summit is a national nonprofit that transforms the lives of low-income youth by connecting them to college and career. To date, College Summit has placed more than 250,000 students from 500 schools on the path to college and career. With the launch of PeerForward, we will be able to serve 1.8 million students from low-income communities over the next decade.
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What's Your Road - Matches up high school students who have highlighted their interests and attributes with profiles and advice from professionals who have experienced similar life journeys.roadtripnation.com/wyr
CareerVillage - Enables high school students to find answers to questions about college and career from real working professionals. careervillage.org/
Unigo (formerly Fast Forward) - Find great tools like scholarship search, college matching,school rankings, internships and more.Go. Find. You. https://www.unigo.com/
Zombie College - Teaches the basics about college-going in a highly interactive and fun game. https://getschooled.com/dashboard/game/2-zombie-college
WOOP - Uses a cognitive strategy called Wish Outcome Obstacle Plan to help students overcome obstacles and achieve their goals of getting to and through college. wooptoandthroughcollege.com
Raise - Enables high school students, starting in the 9th grade, to earn “micro-scholarships” towards college based on their individual achievements and progress toward graduation. raise.me
I'm First - A community with specific information and guidance for first generation college-goers along with inspiration from other students who were first in their family to achieve college. imfirst.org
College Abacus - Provides high school students with individualized financial aid estimates direct from colleges and a one-stop search for comparing higher education pricing before they apply to college. collegeabacus.com
FAFSA Community - A comprehensive resource for helping students complete the FAFSA and apply for financial aid. nerdwallet.com/nerdscholar/fafsa
Inside Track (formerly Logrado) - A guidance system that enables schools and college access programs to connect students with mentors and classmates to achieve missions targeting the critical steps for college success. http://www.insidetrack.com/
GradGuru - Provides community college students with advice, alerts, and rewards to help students stay on track to academic success and graduation. gradguru.org
Transfer Bootcamp - Serves as a transfer planner for community college students seeking to transfer to a four year university. transferbootcamp.com
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