Tag: admission

How I Made My Final College Decision

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, The University of Alabama

If you're stuck trying to decide between two similar colleges, it's okay! Read on to see how one student finally chose where she wanted to go. read more

You Got Accepted to Your #1 College! Now What?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You (finally) got into your dream college. Now what? Here's a to-do list to tackle after you enroll at your future college or university. read more

Video: Getting Into College

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You've already submitted your college applications, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to do! Janice suggests some ways for you to keep busy after hitting submit. read more

Why are campus visits so important?

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The campus visit plays a crucial role in determining if the college or university you are considering is the right "fit" for you. read more

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

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