Does the name indicate a specific focus?
While the name emphasizes the personal nature of our services, it doesn't limit our scope. InvenioU is here to assist you with a wide range of educational decisions, whether it's college, career, or further studies. InvenioU can also evoke themes of innovation, exploration, and individuality, all of which resonate with our mission.
How do you pronounce "InvenioU"?
It's pronounced as "in-veh-nee-oh-YOU." The emphasis is on the "YOU" part, symbolizing our focus on your personal journey.
How much will you charge?
Is "InvenioU" only for high school students?
While our primary focus is on high school students, InvenioU extends its services to anyone seeking educational guidance, from high schoolers to those considering graduate or professional programs.
Is "InvenioU" trademarked?
No. But we are a registered business within the state of South Carolina.
What about U.S. News?
My approach is completely independent of U.S. News. We do not rely on rankings or data from company resources. All the work has been carried out on my personal computer, ensuring a transparent and unbiased process.
What does "InvenioU" mean?
"InvenioU" is derived from the Latin word "invenio," meaning "to discover" or "to find." The "U" represents "you," emphasizing the personalized and individual nature of our services. InvenioU embodies our commitment to helping you discover your unique educational path and empowering you to make informed decisions.
What does the competition look like?
InvenioU operates in the dynamic realm of educational guidance and college decision platforms. While we are unique in our approach and offerings, there are several notable players in this space. Our main competitors include:
Naviance: A well-established platform that assists students in exploring career paths and connecting with colleges.
Cappex: An online resource that facilitates college searches, applications, and scholarship opportunities.
College Board: Known for standardized tests like SAT, College Board provides college planning resources and scholarship information.
Chegg: Beyond textbooks, Chegg offers college search tools and assistance with test preparation.
Niche: A platform providing college reviews, rankings, and insights for students seeking the right fit.
Princeton Review: Offers test prep services, college rankings, and admissions guidance.
Unigo: A resource for college reviews, rankings, and scholarship details.
YouVisit: Specializes in virtual campus tours for remote exploration of colleges.
AdmitSee: Connects students with mentors for advice on college applications.
While these platforms have their strengths, InvenioU stands out with its data-driven foundation, personalized recommendations, comprehensive career insights, and meaningful partnerships with educational institutions. Our commitment to holistic growth, equity, and constant innovation sets us apart, providing a truly transformative and empowering college decision experience.
What's the significance of the name?
The name reflects our core mission of guiding individuals like yourself in discovering the best educational opportunities that align with your aspirations. "InvenioU" encapsulates our dedication to helping you unearth the pathways that lead to your success.
Where are you getting the data?
We derive our data from trusted third-party sources, primarily from institutions like the Department of Education's IPEDS and College Scorecard.
Which states are you targeting?
All undergraduate and some graduate schools in certain fields will be in our data. The states we are targeting relate to the students, parents and high school (public & private) within these states:
District of Columbia
The states with asterisks were chosen based on geographic location of the other states that we are familiar with. Broadening our to states that we are unfamiliar with will help us better scale if we decide to add more. This also forces us to be agile and innovate with building out data & transformation ingestion process since these formats will vary.
Why was this name chosen?
We believe that education is a journey of self-discovery, and our name embodies this philosophy. "InvenioU" encapsulates our commitment to providing you with the tools, insights, and support needed to uncover the ideal educational choices for your future. Also, DataDrivenU was taken