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When Should I Start Thinking About College?

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

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How Do I Choose Between Taking the SAT or ACT?

The SAT and ACT have many similarities as well as many differences. Here's some quick expert advice on deciding which standardized test to take.

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How to Write a Great College Admission Essay, Step-by-Step

You already know how to write an academic essay. Now forget all that, because learning how to write the college application essay is totally different.

Vice President of Enrollment Management, Butler University

Top 10 College Admission Mistakes

There's nothing worse than sending in a college application only to find out later it had errors. Use this advice to nail your applications every time!

Dean of Admissions, Saint Mary's College of California

The Pros and Cons of Transferring

If you are interested in transferring to another college or university, there are several pros and cons to consider before taking the leap.

Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions, Manhattanville University

How to Read a College Application Essay Prompt

To write a good application essay, you need to know how to read your college essay prompts so you truly understand them. Here's how.

President, Wow Writing Workshop

True or False? Clearing Up College Myths

Take a look at the most common myths about college, from getting scholarships with a low GPA to whether or not admission counselors really read your essays.


5 Ways to Beef Up Your College Applications

If your college applications are looking a little barren, here's how you can correct the course and add something substantial to impress admission officers.

Founder and President, CollegePrep360; Author

4 Myths About the Ivy League and Selective Colleges

An Ivy League insider debunks four misconceptions about selective college admission. Read on for tips to help you think like an Ivy League admission officer.

Founder and President, CollegePrep360

Brochures, Emails, and More! How to Avoid Being Overwhelmed by College Communications

Colleges send out a lot of info to potential students: snail mail, emails, brochures, and more! What do you do with all of this? Here's what to know.

CollegeXpress Student Writer

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