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Good, Bad, and Unnecessary Application Advice

You'll hear a lot of advice during the college application process, but it won't be all good advice! Here's what you should listen to and what you can more

Busting the Worst Admission Essay Myths

There's a lot of misinformation out there surrounding the college admission essay. Consider these myths and facts before you get more

How to Fill Out the Common Application

Applying to college got easier with the Common Application, but the application can still be daunting. Here's a step-by-step guide to the Common more

5 Scary College Search Mistakes to Avoid

Do you have the college search scaries? Squash those fears and see what mistakes to avoid so the application process doesn't haunt you. read more

Unique Ways to Stand Out on Your College Applications

No one wants to be just another piece of paper when it comes to the college admission process. Here are a few ways to make your application stand out from the read more

Popular College Application Platforms

Applying to college? Which platform are you using? There's the Common, Coalition, and Cappex Applications...find help to choose the best one for you on CX!read more

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Q: What is rolling admission?

A: Rolling admission gives you more options when it comes to applying to college. Schools with rolling admission evaluate applications until all of the available spots are filled for that year. read more

Q: What is the Common Application?

A: Think of the Common Application as the college version of "one-stop shopping." You can upload application materials to send to multiple schools when it comes to more

Q: When should I apply to college?

A: The college application process can elicit feelings of excitement and anxiety. Allow yourself plenty of lead time to complete your applications before the published deadlines. read more

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