Roadtrip Nation Relaunches College Confidential with Focus on Career-Minded College Planning

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Partners with The Princeton Review to Launch "Best Fit Colleges, Best Fit Careers" Tour and Share Expert Test Prep and Admissions Content on College Confidential

Roadtrip Nation, known for its iconic green RVs and award-winning public television series, today announced the relaunch of collegeconfidential.com, along with a national high school tour. College Confidential, the world's largest college forum, has expanded its mission to empower anyone to get an education that aligns with who they aspire to become. The enhanced website will pair expert guidance with career exploration content, empowering students to more holistically explore educational pathways connecting to careers.

“We’re trying to change the narrative here. It’s not just about college anymore. By combining college planning with a career mindset, we’re making sure that people aren’t going after just any education, but one that supports their ultimate vision for their lives,” said Mike Marriner, co-founder of Roadtrip Nation and New York Times best-selling author of Roadmap: The Get-It-Together Guide for Figuring Out What to Do With Your Life. “We’re partnering with The Princeton Review to help students navigate the complexity of an increasingly complex — and expensive — education landscape, to make choices today that are aligned with who they aspire to become.”

Rooted in the experiences of nearly 40 million students and families who visit College Confidential each year, the website provides real-life insights and expert content to assist students and parents through the college-going process, all through the unique lens of career planning.

As part of its relaunch of College Confidential, Roadtrip Nation has formed a strategic partnership with The Princeton Review which, for more than 35 years, has been trusted by students and families to help them navigate their college and grad school admissions journeys and get into their dream schools. On a weekly basis, The Princeton Review will contribute content to both the Test Prep and Admissions channels of College Confidential, empowering students with their sought-after expertise and resources.

“We are excited to bring The Princeton Review’s world-class content to the College Confidential audience,” said Andy Feld, CEO of The Princeton Review. “Adding our expertise to the advice and stories that students are sharing with each other through this community is a natural fit, and provides students and their families with a broad range of authentic resources.”

Roadtrip Nation and The Princeton Review are also taking their partnership on the road. On May 2, they will kick off their Best Fit Colleges, Best Fit Careers Tour, visiting 25 high schools across the country. Each interactive event is designed to provide high school students and their families with information and resources to help them identify colleges and careers that match their interests and passions, drawn from Roadtrip Nation's career exploration tools and The Princeton Review’s college admissions expertise and services. Each event will include a local leader from the respective community who will share their inspiring college and career story.

About Roadtrip Nation
Roadtrip Nation, a nonprofit organization, is working to change the way people approach choosing a career by creating content, products, and experiences that guide individuals in exploring what’s possible when they follow their interests. They took their first road trip in 2001, and have driven over half a million miles and made more than 30 documentaries — broadcast over 100,000 times on public television — sharing the stories and advice of inspiring leaders in all kinds of careers. Roadtrip Nation’s career discovery resources are fueled by an online archive of thousands of video interviews and stories, with personalized career exploration, educational programs for middle school through college that are accessible to millions of students, plus live tours and events all around the country. They’re the authors of four books, including the New York Times best-selling career guide, Roadmap. Along the way, Roadtrip Nation has benefited from world-class partnerships with great companies and foundations that have supported their mission to empower people to define their own roads in life. To learn more, visit roadtripnation.com.

About The Princeton Review
For more than 35 years, The Princeton Review has been a leading tutoring, test prep and college admission services company. Every year, it helps millions of college- and graduate school-bound students achieve their education and career goals through online and in person courses delivered by a network of more than 4,000 teachers and tutors, online resources, and its more than 150 print and digital books published by Penguin Random House. The Princeton Review is headquartered in New York, NY. The Princeton Review is not affiliated with Princeton University. For more information, visit ThePrincetonReview.com and follow the company on Twitter @ThePrincetonRev.

About College Confidential
College Confidential empowers anyone to get an education that aligns with who they aspire to become. Combining trusted expert advice and an engaged community that shares college insights, College Confidential offers all the resources people need to get where they want to go—all in one place. Nearly 40 million people use College Confidential’s search tools, expert articles, and candid insights from the engaged community in the forums to get advice on finding, getting into, and making the most of school. College Confidential has the world’s largest college forums and helps people examine all the factors that go into making a decision about their education—from interests and skills, to majors that match, and careers that follow—to ensure they’re making the best choice for their future. Navigating the challenges and rewards of higher education also requires a support network, and users find it in College Confidential’s vast community forums, where students, parents, mentors, career changers, and school counselors support each other to succeed. For more information, visit collegeconfidential.com.

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