Your college choice journey

It’s the most exciting and overwhelming time of your life.

weareYOU helps you make the most of your college choice journey by connecting you to people who have already made theirs, current students and graduates of colleges everywhere.

You’re the “YOU” and they’re the “we” in weareYOU,  And these are their stories about who they were and what applying and enrolling in college was like for them when they were where you are now.

Nobody said you had to go it alone.  The choice is yours.  Make the one that’s best for you!


The people you live with at college, those first roommates, often are people you’re still friends with the rest of your life.

– Richard Linklater, writer-director Boyhood

My best friend is the most important girl, outside of family, to me.  I met her when I went to college and we bonded immediately. I’d do anything for her at anytime.

– Dawn French

I would call universities and community colleges and say, ‘I really want to go to college. How do I get to college? What do I do?’ And they would say, ‘You have to get an application. You have to get letters of recommendation.’ It was terrifying. I had no idea what I was doing.

– Susan Fowler,  software engineer & Time “Person Of The Year”

America is the student who defies the odds to become the first in a family to go to college – the young person who comes out of the shadows and demands the right to dream.

– Barack Obama

We”ll never be able to compete in the 21st century unless we have an education system that doesn’t quit on children, that raises standards, that makes sure there’s excellence in every classroom.

– George W. Bush