Helping High School Athletes Find the Right College

For High Schools

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Thousands of high school swimmers are using LookForIt to help in their college search. It's the quickest way to see where a swimmer's time could be competitive at the collegiate level. Please have your swimmers register for free by clicking on "I'm an Athlete" at


A small sampling of the colleges that the LookForIt high school graduating class of 2018 have selected includes the following schools:


Arizona State University, Auburn University, Brown University, Dartmouth University, Denison University, Drury University, Duke University, Emory University, Florida State University, Harvard University, Indiana University, Kenyon College, Louisiana State University, Northwestern University, Ohio State University, Stanford University, Texas A&M, University of Alabama, University of Arizona, University of California-Berkeley, University of Georgia, University of Louisville, University of Michigan, University of Notre Dame, University of South Carolina, University of Southern California, University of Texas, University of Wisconsin, Virginia Tech, Yale University, US Military Academy, US Naval Academy, and lots of other great schools in all divisions and of all swimming strengths.


You can help your entire high school team with their college search with specialized features designed just for high school swim coaches. 


If you are a high school swim coach, you are often asked for advice regarding potential colleges for your swimmers. You have knowledge of a number of collegiate swim teams and coaches, and can give advice based on your experience. But with several hundred college swim programs, you can’t evaluate them all.  You would like to help your swimmers more with their college search process, but you just don’t have the time and tools to make it an efficient process.


We think we have a better way to help you identify and refine possible college choices for your swimmers.

LookForIt is a swimming-specific website that brings together swimmers, college coaches, high school coaches, and swim club coaches to help with the college selection process. Swimmers and their high school/club coaches can access LookForIt to help with the college search. And college coaches can access LookForIt for recruiting purposes.


LookForIt compares a swimmer’s best times against the top times of virtually all of the Division I, II, III, NAIA and NJCAA colleges in the US with a swim team. You can read about the features if you click on “I’m an Athlete” on the Home page of LookForIt, but one of the most attractive features is a personalized dashboard that reports each college where the athlete might be the #1, #2, #3 or close to the #3 swimmer in an event at a college based on the comparison of the athlete’s time to each specific college’s times.  Athletes have a variety of selection criteria to narrow the colleges that appear on their dashboard (like selecting colleges by Division, by geography, etc). There are also direct links into the swim and academic websites of virtually every college in the US.  And we link to College Scorecard which provides extensive academic, demographic, and cost information on each college. 


High school coaches can access LookForIt for all of their high school swimmers. With the click of a mouse, you can immediately see all the colleges where your swimmers might be competitive. Colors indicate whether the swimmer could be the #1 (blue), #2 (red), #3 (silver) or close to #3 swimmer (yellow) at each college. Here’s an example of what you will see for each of your swimmers:



You can even display a summary of all the colleges where your swimmer would be competitive in a particular event based on their times (or you can enter a goal time to see how the list of colleges would change if their time were to improve).



All of your team members are summarized on your high school dashboard and separated into user defined squads like Varsity, Junior Varsity, etc. Beyond this, we track age group and college division time standards. You can even define your own user defined standard (like High School State Meet Qualifying Times). If your swimmers have achieved a standard, it will be highlighted in color on your dashboard.



You can also sort your high school dashboard to see all of your swimmers ranked from fastest to slowest in a particular event.



There are many other features of LookForIt that make it a tool that you will want to have for yourself and your swimmers including:



This is just a small sample of the power that is now available to you and your swimmers. Swimmers can register and use LookForIt for free regardless of whether or not you have a High School Membership by clicking on "I'm an Athlete" from our home page.

Try our one month trial membership for $10 for your entire boys or girls high school team, or $20 for both. Or you can register for our six month membership for $5 or $10 per month. You can also invite up to five additional coaches or college counselors from your high school to have access to LookForIt at no additional charge. Your membership entitles you to analyze an unlimited number of your high school team members (13 years of age and older). You can cancel your membership at any time for a prorated refund of your membership fee.  

You’ve found LookForIt.  Click the Register button to start helping with the college decision.