UStrive online mentoring platform
UStrive connects high schools students with a mentor to help guide them through the college application process.
How does UStrive work?
High School StudentsI'm a Student
Keep track of task & application deadlines.
Learn more about partner college programs.
Verified MentorsI'm a Mentor
The UStrive Advantage
Students and mentors meet on the Strive platform.
The platform hosts various useful tools to help guide and navigate the college application process.
Best Fit CollegeStrive can recommend safety, reach, and match schools from over 4,000 College Profiles to identify your best fit.
Interactive CurriculumA complete guide for users to walk through all aspects of the college search and application process.
Task TrackingKeep on top of tasks to complete and upcoming deadlines for colleges of interest.
Community CollaborationPersonalized based on your background, Strive can recommend safety, reach, and match schools to identify your best fit.
Paying for CollegeLearn about financial aid and scholarships and pay less for college.
1-on-1 GuidanceEngage with your student/mentor using Messaging, Phone, or Video Chat securely through the platform.
Hear from Students
What Strivers have to say about their experience of having a mentor.
Become a UStrive Mentor
Looking for an opportunity to volunteer? Like the idea of a flexible, online option?
Becoming an online mentor is a unique volunteer opportunity that allows you to tailor your mentoring to your availability.
Provide mentoring online anytime, anywhere. Connect with students via phone, video, and/or direct messaging.
Being an online mentor is very rewarding. Mentors get to walk along side their student as they acheive their college dream!
Meet a Mentor
Mentors are volunteers. They are professionals, college students and retirees.
A college education is the most effective way to open doors of economic opportunity. Knowledgeable guidance throughout the process dramatically improves the likelihood of successful college admission.
Strive’s technology helps identify colleges that have a track record of graduating students with backgrounds similar to yours.
Access to college opportunity depends on access to college advising, which is increasingly hard to find in under-served public schools. Strive gives you the resources and knowhow to beat the odds and maximize your potential.
78% went to a four-year college or university
89% required no debt for tuition
99% of Strivers go to college!