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

Your College Search: The Ultimate Open-Book Exam

Dean of Admissions, Bucknell University

"Don't Panic." If college guides had that phrase on their covers, followed by 400 blank pages, I daresay they would be worth just as much. read more

Simplifying the College Search Process

Director of Outreach and Recruitment, The Ohio State University

As students try to wrap their heads around the college search process, it's no wonder that anxiety runs high. However, in the hearts and minds of many admission professionals, this does not need to be the case. 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

The Importance of Extracurricular Activities in the Admission Process

Co-Founder, Director of College Admissions Counseling, One-Stop College Counseling

So, what exactly are colleges looking for from your extracurriculars? Here's what you need to know. 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