Tag: academics

Important Study Tips for When You're Sick

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Being sick is no fun, especially when that means missing school. Here are some do's and don'ts that will help you stay on top of things if you miss class because of illness. read more

4.0 GPA: The Ultimate Guide

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A complete overview of what a 4.0 GPA means for college-bound high schoolers, university students, and job seekers read more

8 of the Creepiest College Courses Ever

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If Halloween is in your heart the whole year, you would ace all these spooky classes. Read on for some of the creepiest courses you can really take at colleges across the country. read more

Infographic: The Impact of Expert Tutoring on Academic Achievement

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In honor of National Tutoring Week, check out the impact that private tutoring can have on grades, test scores, and retention rates for high school and college students. read more

Key Academic Advice for Incoming College Freshmen

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

After the first few weeks of excitement on your college campus, it's time to buckle down on homework and studying. Here is some key academic advice from a sophomore to help you have a successful first semester. read more

How to "Show, Don't Tell" to Boost Your Writing

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Your English teacher has probably advised you to "show, don't tell" in your writing. But what does that even mean? Here's a quick explanation (with examples!). read more

4 Ways to Help Your High School Junior Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Junior year is when college planning kicks into high gear. Check out these four tips to help your teen prepare for the whole process. read more

5 Tips to Overcome Procrastination

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

We all have procrastinated at one point or another...but these five tips can help you stop putting off your work and make your life easier. read more

Study Playlist for Students in the Spring Mood

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Spring has sprung, and so have deadlines and exams. Get in the mood to study and enjoy the nice weather with this springy study playlist! read more

How to Choose Your College Classes: A Guide for First-Year Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's important to plan out your college classes carefully each semester! Here's a guide for first-year students who may be unfamiliar with what courses they should pick. read more