Unigo.com is a free website on which current students at the
colleges discuss their experiences at their respective schools. The site is full of
links to blogs and online newspapers, campus pictures, and videos for each
college. Students can also
create a small social network of people interested in the same schools.
The Wall Street Journal said, “This is a college-information
resource built for the age of YouTube and Facebook.” We agree.
We like Unigo because it gives them a much more
subjective view of a school than they can get from most guidebooks or from the
The only drawback (as of this writing) to Unigo is that they’re
still in the process of adding colleges, so it’s possible that a school you or
your student wants to research won’t yet be on the site. But they seem to be adding schools at a good
pace, and we’re guessing that Unigo is going to become one of the most popular
college search engines for high school kids.