New Website Publishes Candid, Graduate-Written School Reviews

April 24, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
Can schools be reviewed by users, just like hotels? A new website,, aims to find out. Launched earlier this month, collects, screens, and publishes graduate and alumni-written reviews of educational institutions. will cover colleges, graduate schools, test prep centers, law schools, business schools, and other educational institutions. The site takes the position that the true merits of a school aren't known until a graduate has had the chance to use what he or she has learned in the real world, or in further academic pursuits. As such, accepts reviews from alumni only. Opinions from current students are neither solicited nor published. has a strong pedigree. It shares a parent company with, the hotel reviews website that the New York Times recently praised for its trustworthiness. The New York Times piece ran on February 7, 2006, and was entitled "Hotel Reviews Online: In Bed With Hope, Half-Truths and Hype."

Prospective students will come to rely on to help them find unvarnished, authoritative reviews on schools in which they may enroll.

About collects, screens, and publishes unbiased reviews of schools written by graduates and alumni. Founded in 2006, is available free of charge at the Internet address. is owned by SharkPage, a privately held company based in Palo Alto, California. SharkPage also publishes and HotelShark, RVShark, SchoolShark, and SharkPage are all trademarks of SharkPage.