Tag: admission process

4 Summer Activities That Will Impress Colleges

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Summer isn't all about getting ready for college...but it is a great time for that! And you can fit that stuff in around having fun and relaxing too. read more

9 Things College-Bound Students Should Do This Thanksgiving


Grab your most forgiving pair of pants and bust out your college apps. This is gonna be a Thanksgiving to remember. read more

The Ultimate Guide to the College Search: How to Find Your Perfect College Match


This is it. This is how you find the perfect college--or colleges--for you. read more

Why Grades Aren't Everything

Student, University High School of Tolleson

Do grades really matter? When it comes to college admission, the answer is both yes and no. read more

Don't Lose Yourself Trying to Get Into College

Student, Corona del Sol High School

"Because it looks good on a college application." But is it good for you? read more

The College Search: An Open-Book Exam

Dean of Admissions, Bucknell University

The college search is like an open-book exam, and there are only five questions on it. Find out what they are now! read more

4 Important Factors for Helping Your Child Choose a College

Founder and Owner, Tier One Tutors

Here are the four most important factors to consider when helping your student choose a college . . . read more

College Visits Should Be Fun, Not Stressful

President, Collegewise

They say attending a college you've never visited is like getting married on a blind date--probably not the best idea. Yet, even though the campus visit is a very important part of the college application process, it doesn't mean the visits themselves need to feel like your whole future is riding on a single tour! Here, one admission expert gives his top tips for making the campus visit both productive and enjoyable. read more

Test-Optional Schools vs. the SAT and ACT


How to handle (or avoid) those standardized tests . . . read more

How has the recent economic climate affected the college admission process?

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We (counselors) have seen more concern and confusion. Parents are taking a greater role in the college admission process and they are more anxious about admittance and costs. read more