Tag: admission

How to Improve Your Admission Chances After a Low Test Score

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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