Free College MatchPoint Resources

The team at College MatchPoint has developed a set of tools and resources to help students
and families successfully navigate the college admissions process.

click   to download this guide

click to download this guide


Guide To Campus Tours
click to download

Touring colleges can be a great way to get a feel for what a specific school is like. When the time comes, a college tour can be invaluable in helping you decide if a specific college is right for you.

Students can use this scorecard to evaluate schools they've toured.



click   to download this guide

click to download this guide

Guide To Summer Opportunities
click to download

For many of today’s college-bound high school students, the summer is no longer nine weeks of total relaxation, but rather an opportunity to spend time actively working, learning new skills, or diving deeper into an area (or areas) of interest.



click   to download this guide

click to download this guide

Guide to Demonstrated Interest
click to download

Demonstrated interest is the degree to which you show a college that you are sincerely interested in coming to their school. It has become an important, subtle tool that colleges use to efficiently and accurately enroll a specific target number of students each year.

Students can use this worksheet to track their demonstrated interest plan.

click   to download this guide

click to download this guide

Guide to Informational Interviews

click to download

An informational interview is a hybrid of an industry infoblast, a job interview, and a networking conversation. To be clear, it is not a job interview and does not guarantee you a job. It’s a great opportunity for you to explore career paths through conversations with people in industries that interest you— and build your network in the process.

Articles of Interest

The Decision That Hurts Your Chances of Getting Into Harvard

Flagships go national: At U-Michigan, nearly half of students now from out of state

You got into the college of your dreams. But will you actually go there?

Prizes for Everyone: How Colleges Use Scholarships to Lure Students