Tag: admission

Secrets to Writing Your College Application Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The admission essay: the most daunting portion of the college application but the most important. Here are the secrets to writing your best college essay possible! read more

Mastering the Common Application: Tips and Tricks to Stand Out

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Senior Director, Collegewise

If you approach the Common Application like a form at the doctor, you're doing it wrong! Here are some ways you can stand out on this prevalent college app. read more

The Secret to Gaining Admission to the Ivy League

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Founder, Moon Prep

It's no easy feat to be accepted to the Ivy League and other top-tier universities. But being "pointy" instead of "well rounded" could do the trick... read more

ZeeMee: The Future of College Applications?

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

What's this see-me thing everyone's talking about? Learn about ZeeMee and what is has to do with your college applications. read more

How to Use Demonstrated Interest to Your Benefit

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Founder, Moon Prep

What is "demonstrated interest," and just how do you show it? Here are a few ways to show that you're interested in a school and improve your admission chances. read more

How to Improve Your Admission Chances After a Low Test Score

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You didn't receive the standardized test score you wanted...now what? Here's what you can do to make the other parts of your application shine and improve your chances of admission. 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

Top Questions to Ask College Admission Representatives

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Freelance Writer

You'll probably see all the same admissions representatives at all your regional events. Here are some questions to ask when you see them. read more

Can I study science at a liberal arts college?

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Yes, nearly every liberal arts college will offer some majors in science disciplines and many offer interdisciplinary programs like biochemistry, neuroscience and/or environmental studies. Along with the science, you get a well-rounded exposure to other disciplines. read more

When should I start thinking about colleges?

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How about right now? You don't have to make a choice, but begin thinking about things like what you want to study, where you would like to go, and what would be important about a college. read more