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

How many schools should I apply to?

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It's not the number of schools you apply to that is important. It's the thought and care put into each application. read more

Waitlisted, Denied, Accepted: Dealing With Grad School Admission Decisions

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Author, Enrollment Expert

What should you do if your grad school application is waitlisted, denied, or accepted? Well, it varies. But following this expert advice is a great place to start... read more

How to Find the Right Graduate Program for You

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Executive Director of Graduate and Continuing Education, State University of New York at Potsdam

In short, this article seeks to help you answer the question: "How do I find the right graduate program for me?" read more

Pros and Cons of Declaring a Major On Your College Applications

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Editor-in-Chief, Carnegie Communications

What does declaring your major on your college applications really mean and, more importantly, should you do it? read more

How to Write a Great College Application 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 different. read more

What Are Test-Optional Colleges All About?

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Freelance Writer

Test-optional schools (aka schools that don't require SAT or ACT scores) have been changing college admissions in a big way. Here's what "test-optional" is all about and what you need to know as you apply to colleges. read more

5 Legit Ways to Beef Up Your College Applications

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Founder and President, CollegePrep360; Author

Here we discuss correcting course and adding something substantial to your application, if it's otherwise looking a little barren. read more

Just Keep Swimming: Chronic Illness in the College Search

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Student, Fairhaven High School

A teen with chronic illness shares her experience in searching for colleges. read more