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67 articles tagged with "admission advice"

When Should I Start Thinking About College?

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

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How Do I Choose Between the SAT and the 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. read more

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How to Write a Great 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. read more

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! read more

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. read more

Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions, Manhattanville College

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. read more

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. read more


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. read more

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. read more

Founder and President, CollegePrep360

College Mailings: Form Letters, Brochures, and Emails

You no longer need to be scared of that stack of college letters and brochures! Well, except for paper cuts. read more

CollegeXpress Student Writer

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