About College Mouse

College Mouse is your trusted online guide for career and college opportunities. 

We provide hundreds of resources, tips and tools for researching and choosing a career, selecting the right college degree, financing college education, and finding the right job after college. Our online search tools provide information on over 8,000 accredited colleges, hundreds of scholarship opportunities, plus detailed state-by-state profiles to help prospective students make informed decisions about where to study. Whether you are a high school student exploring your career options, or an adult looking to return to school or switch careers, we have the resources to help you make the right call. 

On this page, you can learn more about our various competitions, including the College Mouse $1,500 scholarship competition.
More information on the competition can also be found on our site - http://collegemouse.com/degreefinders-scholarship/.

Are you currently a student attending a US college or university? If so, we would like to feature your story in our 'Why College Matters' series. We are looking for students willing to share what inspires them about attending college. Tell us about your college experience and inspire others who might want to follow in your footsteps.

Interested? Read on to find out how you can participate.  

What does college mean to you? Be a star, share your story for a chance to win $100 and inspire other students. 

Between January and June 2017, we will be collecting stories from college students to be featured on our site. To enter, simply answer a few questions (more details below) about your school/college and your career goals. We will review the entries at the end of each month and the best will be featured here on our site and through our social media channels. 

For current college students

  1. Tell us about yourself. How old are you? Where did you grow up? 
  2. What college are you currently attending?
  3. How and why did you choose your college?
  4. What are you currently studying at college?
  5. What are your career goals? What do you want to do after college?
  6. What's the most interesting thing about attending college? 
  7. Would you recommend your college to incoming students? Why or why not?
  8. What has been your proudest achievement so far?
  9. How would you describe yourself to someone who did not know you?

Are you a high school junior or senior? If so, we would like to feature your story in our 'Why College Matters' series. We are looking for students willing to share what inspires them about attending college. If you are in high school or just about to start college, we are interested in hearing about your college aspirations. 

Interested? Read on to find out how you can participate.  

What does college mean to you? Be a star, share your story for a chance to win $100 and inspire other students. 

Between January and June 2017, we will be collecting stories from high school students to be featured on our site. To enter, simply answer a few questions (more details below) about your school/college and your career goals. We will review the entries at the end of each month and the best will be featured here on our site and through our social media channels. 

1. Tell us about yourself. How old are you? Where did you grow up? 

2. What high school do you go to currently and what subjects are you taking?

3. Have you decided which college(s) you plan to apply to? Which one(s) and why?

4. What would you like to study in college and why?

5. What are your career goals? What do you expect to be doing ten years from now?

6. What's your favorite hobby or sport?

7. What has been your proudest achievement so far?

8. How would you describe yourself to someone who did not know you?

Note: Remember to include a photo or two.