General Company & Site Info FAQ



What is is the leading “all things education” resource for students of all ages to find the educational experience that best fit their goals and needs. offers free access to trusted conversations, college reviews, college comparison and match tools, planning guides, a social network of verified advisors and more. also publishes The Top 100 Social Media Colleges, a scientifically calculated list that highlights the colleges best using social media. is a proud member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and is based in Woburn, Massachusetts.


Where is StudentAdvisor located?

StudentAdvisor’s offices are located at:

10 Presidential Way
Woburn, MA 01801


Is free?

Yes. is completely free for all users.


Do I have to register to use

While you can navigate through many areas of the website and get matched to colleges without registering, you will need to create a free account in order to use all features of the site.  This way we can provide you with the most relevant information and ensure that all material posted is reputable and appropriate.


What does registering with allow me to do?

Registering for a account will allow you to take full advantage of everything our site has to offer. As a registered user you can submit college reviews, connect with Verified Advisors, download informative guides, ask and answer questions, and participate in our discussions.


How do I register with

Click the Sign Up link on the top right corner of the homepage, fill out the information and create an account. You will receive a prompt to register and create an account after attempting to post a review, answer a question, etc. if you have not yet registered or are not logged in.        


How can I access’s free college guides?

Click on the Guides tab and you will find our library of free digital guides. You can select a guide to view on the site, or you can download a PDF version to your computer.

Don’t forget to keep checking back as we introduce new guides each week. Have an idea for a new guide? Suggest a topic for us to write about by sending an email to content[at]