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What Colleges Care About in This Time of Crisis

Worried about gaps in your college applications due to COVID-19? This commitment letter backed by hundreds of deans should give students some peace of mind.read more

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Class of 2021

We surveyed rising high school seniors and their families about topics such as choosing a college and learning remotely in 2020. See what they have to say here.read more

How the Coronavirus May Change Your College Planning

While the college search process may be a little different this year with the pandemic, with this advice, you can plan successfully and find the right school.read more

Choosing a University Based on Your Major and Minor

If you have an idea of what you want to study in college, choosing the right school just got easier. Here's how to choose based on your intended major/minor!read more

Changing College Plans Amid COVID-19

Deferral, gap year, community college, or simply staying the course...which is right for you? Get advice from our experts.read more

College in a Post-COVID-19 World: Counselor Q&A

Get more insight on higher education changes during the coronavirus pandemic with another Q&A session from one of the CollegeXpress community's collegeread more

Ask The Experts

Q: How Should I Prepare for a Virtual Admission Interview?

A: Since the coronavirus pandemic, many colleges have switched from in-person interviews to virtual ones. Make sure yours goes smoothly with this expert advice! read more


Q: How Can I Trim Down My College Essay?

A: Are you finishing up your admission essay, but it's just too long for the word count requirements? Our experts have advice for trimming it down!read more


Q: How Influential Is a Name Brand College?

A: You might be wowed by the name recognition of certain institutions, but there are many other factors to consider when choosing a college. Read more here! read more


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