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Build Your College List on BigFuture & Win $500 Toward Your College Journey

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Can you picture your first day of college? Will you grab lunch at the dining hall with your new roommate? Or maybe decorate your wall with selfies of you and your high school BFF?

Whether you’ve just started to research and explore colleges, or you’re already working on your applications, narrowing down what college will be the best fit for you is daunting – especially when there are thousands to choose from. Not sure where to start? BigFuture, a free college planning website created by the College Board, helps find the college that’s right for you. Use BigFuture to search for schools that match your interests and priorities, comparing location, size, and even majors!

You and your parents can use BigFuture throughout the entire college application process, from exploring colleges to searching for scholarships, from learning about majors to guidance on financial aid. To get started, just create a college list using your College Board account and email address! If you don’t have a College Board account, creating one is free and easy. When you make the list and save it, it will act as a guide when it comes time to apply for colleges. There is information in each college profile on application deadlines, campus life, stats on college majors, and more.

Ready to start taking the next step towards your future? Build your list now and add a screenshot of at least six colleges for the chance to win a $500 Visa gift card to use towards visiting any college you want! Don’t forget to use the same email address associated with your College Board account.

Win $500 Toward Your College Journey!

Gina was formerly the Beauty & Culture Editor at Her Campus, where she oversaw content and strategy for the site's key verticals. She was also the person behind @HerCampusBeauty, and all those other glowy selfies you faved. She got her start in digital media as a Campus Correspondent at HC Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where she graduated in 2017 with degrees in English and Theater. Now, Gina is an LA-based writer and editor, and you can regularly find her wearing a face mask in bed and scrolling through TikTok.