Tag: admission decisions

How to Be a Competitive College Applicant

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

More and more students are applying to college. With a larger applicant pool, students have to work harder to stand out. Here's how you can do just that. read more

Still Waiting on Admission Decisions? 5 Things You Should Do

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Finishing your college applications is an amazing feeling...until you're waiting for your admission decisions. Luckily, there are many things you can do to keep your mind busy and prepare for the (hopefully good) news. read more

How to Be Supportive This College Decision Season

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You've waited months for your college admission decisions. As those letters roll in, consider how you can be supportive to your friends during this stressful time. read more

7 Things to Do While Waiting for Admission Decisions

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The waiting is the hardest part. Stay sane while you wait for your admission decisions with these seven activities. read more

More Waiting? 7 Tips for Students on the Waitlist

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Are you on a college waitlist like Sarah? Don't despair! She's compiled a list of seven practical and encouraging tips to make the wait a little easier. read more

How to Write a College Decision Appeal Letter

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Freelance Writer

So you got the thin envelope. Fortunately, your case isn't always closed upon that first rejection letter. Here are a few ways you could change their minds. read more

What to Do While You're Waiting for Admission Decisions

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Impatiently waiting on admission decisions? Here's what to do to keep calm during this stressful time. read more

How Are Admission Decisions Made?

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At most colleges, admission decisions are made holistically. But what does that mean? Learn from our experts. read more

How Is My Application Essay Used in Admission?

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Your essay is the way that college admission officers get to know you as a person and see what kind of passion you'll bring to campus. Learn more about it here! read more

How to Survive College Application Season

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High School Student

This student managed to apply to 13 schools Early Action without losing her mind. Here is her best advice on how to survive college application season. read more