Tag: admission advice

Should I Ace Easy Classes or Push Myself in Hard Ones?

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Is it smarter to take easy classes to boost your GPA or challenge yourself but risk lower grades in harder classes? Our experts have the answer! read more

Good, Bad, and Unnecessary Application Advice

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Site Editor, TechTarget

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 ignore. read more

The Best Transfer Essay Advice From Admission Insiders

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Your transfer college application essay is just as important as it was the first time around. Learn how to write a winning essay with this expert advice. read more

Why are campus visits so important?

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The campus visit plays a crucial role in determining if the college or university you are considering is the right "fit" for you. read more

Navigating College Search and Application Advice

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Everyone has advice for getting into college, but is it all great? Read on for a simple guide on how to get the best college advice. read more

The Ultimate Guide to College Admission Questions

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Freelance Writer

Admission counselors are some of the most helpful people along the college process. Ask these questions to optimize your interactions with them. read more

What Really Matters in Your College Search

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Senior Vice President for Enrollment and Institutional Planning, Drew University

What really matters in your college search? Hint: it's not about applying to "brand-name" schools. Learn the secret to finding your perfect-fit college here! read more

Can I study science at a liberal arts college?

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Yes, nearly every liberal arts college will offer some majors in science disciplines and many offer interdisciplinary programs like biochemistry, neuroscience and/or environmental studies. Along with the science, you get a well-rounded exposure to other disciplines. read more

When Should I Start Thinking About Colleges?

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The experts weigh in on when high school student should start thinking about college (and when to begin their college search!). read more

How Do I Choose Between the SAT and the ACT?

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You should take the test that fits best with your learning and test-taking style. read more