When to Ask Your School Counselor These Questions
Need answers about the college search and application process? Don't be afraid to ask your counselor! Here are some important questions you should ask...and when.
by Phoebe Bain
What Questions Should I Ask the Student Disabilities Office?
When it comes to advocating for yourself in college, you want to ask Disability Services the right questions. Here's what our expert recommends.
Who Can Help Me Complete My Financial Aid Forms?
Applying for financial aid can be complicated, it's smart to seek out help. But who are the right people to ask? Our experts have advice to find helpers.
How Do Colleges Accept Scores If I Retake the SAT?
Students often wonder if retaking the SAT will benefit them, and important question to ask is how college accept scores if they do. Our experts have the answer.
by Lauren Gaggioli; Charlotte M. Klaar, PhD; Nathan Mannetter
What Questions Should I Ask My Academic Advisor?
Your academic advisor is your best partner for a successful college experience. Here are some expert recommendations for questions you should be asking.
by Ben Smith
How Do Students Benefit From a Formal Mentorship?
Mentorship is crucial! Formal mentoring relationships are so important. Find experts and those who have accomplished great things in areas you are interested in.
What Experiential Learning Looks Good on a Résumé?
Experiential learning is an important part of college and can be a strong section in your résumé that could land you a job. Here's what the experts say.
What Is a Common Application Supplement?
You may be using the Common Application to apply to school, but have you considered utilizing the Common App supplement? Our experts can fill you in.
Can I Be a Teacher Without Getting a Teaching Degree?
Did you realize your love for teaching after majoring in something else? Our experts have the answer to how you can still fulfill your passion for teaching.
If I Don't Qualify for Merit Aid, Will Other Aid Be Available?
Transfer students often receive institutional scholarships, but if you don't, you still have other financial aid options. Our experts have the answer.
How Competitive Are Most Art School Programs?
It seems like there's a healthy dose of competition for admission to most art schools. But just how competitive are they? One experts weighs in.
How Are Grades Used in College Admission Decisions?
The classes you take and the grades you earn are the most important factor upon which you are evaluated when you apply to college. Read more from our experts.
What Questions Should I Ask About Scholarship Offers?
You got offered a scholarship? Great! Before you accept it, there are a few questions you should be asking yourself and the scholarship committee about it.
Who Can Help if I'm Struggling in My College Classes?
Colleges want you to succeed, so there's plenty of on-campus resources to access for academics. Here's where our experts suggest you turn for assistance.
What College App Mistakes Should Students Avoid?
Students often worry about a mistake on their college application affecting their admission. Here are common things to look out for that our experts suggest.
by John Chopka
Should I Defer a Year So I Can Receive In–State Tuition?
Sometimes in-state tuition is worth changing your college plans for. Our experts have advice on taking a year off to get in-state tuition.
How Can I Best Prepare for College Midterms and Finals?
College midterms and final exams can be tough! But there are some ways successful students get through it all. See what our experts have to say on the subject.
by Jim Terhune
Who Should I Ask to Write My College Recommendation Letters?
College applications stressing you out? Recommendation letters are the easiest part! Use the following rules of thumb as a guide to asking for them.
by James G. Nondorf; Nancy G. McDuff; Cyndy McDonald; Francesca Morrissey
How Are Admission Decisions Made?
At most colleges, admission decisions are made holistically. But what does that mean? Learn all about it from our experts.
What Should I Do to Prepare for My Admission Audition?
Performing arts school admission auditions are high pressure. Here's some quick advice for how to prepare and what to expect from one of our experts.
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