Terms of Use

Effective Date: 08/09/2018

By accessing or using this website, any of its pages and/or any of the services referenced herein, you accept and agree to be bound by the Terms of Service set forth below.

Acceptance of Terms
Higher Admission, Inc. (“Higher Admission,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) provides users with an online college information and communications platform, as well as related services that can be accessed from or through this website (collectively, the “Service”). Please carefully read these Terms of Service before using the Service. By accessing or using the Service, including this website, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Service (“Terms of Service”) and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations associated with your use of the Service. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service, you are not authorized to use this website or the Service. These Terms of Service also apply to any co-branded or framed version of this website.
Proper Use
You are authorized by Higher Admission to access and use the Service, including the information on this website, solely for your personal, non-commercial use provided that you are at least 13 years of age. The information and materials displayed on this website may not otherwise be copied, transmitted, displayed, distributed, downloaded, licensed, modified, published, posted, reproduced, used, sold, transmitted, used to create a derivative work, or otherwise used for commercial or public purposes without Higher Admission’s express prior written consent. Any use of data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction tools or processes in connection with this website, and any reproduction or circumvention of the navigational structure or presentation of this website or its content, is strictly prohibited. You agree not to use the Service, including this website, for any unlawful purpose. In order to access certain features of this website you may be required to register. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify Higher Admission in writing of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and to exit from your account at the end of each session. Higher Admission is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section. You agree not to modify the Service or use modified versions of the Service (except if modified by Higher Admission), including for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Higher Admission for use in accessing the Service.
Services
All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Information displayed through the Service related to any prospective college is based on available data relevant to the college and does not reflect a college's price for an actual financial aid award consistent with your preferences. Neither the accuracy of information provided on this website, nor the quality or value of a prospective college is guaranteed or controlled by Higher Admission, and Higher Admission assumes no responsibility for the foregoing. You agree that any reliance on the information on this website is at your own risk. We do invite you to bring to our attention any material on our website that you believe to be inaccurate; please forward a copy of such material and your reasons for your belief to admin@higheradmission.com. Higher Admission is solely a research and communications platform. Higher Admission is not a college or agent for colleges, nor a provider of, or broker or agent for, other education-related products or services offered by third parties. The Service is currently free to students but we reserve the right to charge for the Service or certain services in the future. Higher Admission may receive a fee from the participating colleges or third-party service providers in connection with the Service. Your Higher Admission profile does not take the place of any college entrance application, nor does it guarantee your admittance to any college. Higher Admission does not make any guarantees, representations, or promises that the Service will assist you in getting admitted into college or receiving scholarships or financial aid from colleges.
Refusal of Service; Termination; Suspension
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion or use of, or access to, the Service. The Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse, suspend, or terminate the Service to anyone at any time without notice for any reason.
Privacy
Higher Admission is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personally identifiable information. Upon your request, Higher Admission shares the information you enter on this website with participating colleges in order to provide you with the information you requested, and with other service providers associated with the Service. Higher Admission account data and certain other information about you and that you enter and/or we collect through your use of this website are subject to the Higher Admission Privacy Policy at https://www.higheradmission.com/privacy-and-security.html. You understand that through your use of the Service, including this website, you consent to the collection and use (as set forth in the Higher Admission Privacy Policy) of this information. Please review our Privacy Policy for further information on our data collection and use practices.
Warranty
The Company does not represent that the Service is reliable, accurate, complete, or otherwise valid. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITH NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND YOU USE THE SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK. HIGHER ADMISSION EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SERVICE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL HIGHER ADMISSION BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE SERVICE WHETHER OR NOT YOU HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL HIGHER ADMISSION BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY AMOUNT FOR SERVICES RENDERED PURSUANT TO THIS AGREEMENT.
Indemnification
You will indemnify, defend and hold harmless Higher Admission and its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, “Higher Admission Entities”) from all claims, whether actual or alleged (collectively, “Claims”), that arise out of or in connection with a breach of these Terms of Service, use of the Service, including any content you submit, post, transmit, modify or otherwise make available through the Service, and/or any violation of law and/or the rights of any third party. You are solely responsible for defending any Claim against a Higher Admission Entity, subject to such Higher Admission Entity’s right to participate with counsel of its own choosing, at its own expense, and for payment of all judgments, settlements, damages, losses, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from all Claims against a Higher Admission Entity, provided that you will not agree to any settlement that imposes any obligation or liability on a Higher Admission Entity without its prior express written consent.
Trademark Information and Intellectual Property
You agree that all of Higher Admission’s trademarks, trade names, service marks, logos, brand features, and product and Service names are trademarks and the property of Higher Admission, and that you will not display or use any of the foregoing without Higher Admission's prior written approval in each instance. You agree that the Service contains proprietary information protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws in favor of Higher Admission. You further agree that content and information presented to you through the Service is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents and/or other proprietary rights and laws.
Copyright or Intellectual Property
Higher Admission respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been violated, please provide us with the following information:

Please send the foregoing information to our agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement at:

Higher Admission
7006 Eastern Red Cedar Lane
McLean, VA 22101

Electronic Communication
When you use the Service or send emails to Higher Admission, you are communicating with Higher Admission electronically. You consent to receive communications from Higher Admission electronically. Higher Admission will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Links to Other Sites
Higher Admission may link to third party websites or embed functionality from third party sites. These links and integrations are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Higher Admission of the contents on such third-party websites. Higher Admission is not responsible for such third party content or the collection of your information on linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party websites. If you decide to access linked third party websites through the Site, you do so at your own risk.
Modifications to the Terms of Service
The Company shall have the right to modify the terms of this Terms of Service at any time. The new agreement shall be effective immediately.
General
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this agreement, or any general legal principles to the contrary, any provision of this agreement that imposes or contemplates continuing obligations on a party will survive the expiration or termination of this agreement. If any of these conditions are deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, the parties agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the unenforceable condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition. Headings are for reference purposes only and do not limit the scope or extent of such section. These Terms of Service and the relationship between you and Higher Admission are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard to its conflict/choice of law provisions. You and Higher Admission agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in the Commonwealth of Virginia with respect to any legal proceedings that may arise in connection with this agreement. The failure of Higher Admission to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive its right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. Higher Admission does not guarantee it will take action against all breaches of this agreement. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this agreement, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this agreement. You agree that no agency relationship is created between you and Higher Admission as a result of these Terms of Service or your access to and/or use of the Service. This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Higher Admission and governs your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and Higher Admission with respect to the Service.