Tag: admission advice

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

5 Critical Reminders Before Sending in Your Graduate School Applications

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Author, Enrollment Expert

With many of this year's grad school application deadlines right around the corner, it's time for some last-minute admission tips and reminders. read more

How to Write a Great Admission Essay

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Vice President of Enrollment Management, Butler University

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

Top 10 College Admission Mistakes

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Dean of Admissions, Saint Mary's College of California

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

The Pros and Cons of Transferring

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Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions, Manhattanville College

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

How to Read a College Application Essay Prompt

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

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

True or False? Clearing Up College Myths

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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

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Founder and President, CollegePrep360; Author

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

4 Myths About the Ivy League and Selective Colleges

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Founder and President, CollegePrep360

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