Tag: admission

How to Stand Out With Your College Essay

President, Wow Writing Workshop

We're bringing you the top five tips for standing out in your college essay, straight from admissions officers! Get the college application tips on CX now. read more

Take Control of Your Transfer Essay

Transfer and Military Admissions Counselor, Chatham University

Your transfer essay gives insight into your character and self-awareness in ways an academic transcript simply cannot. And, yes, admission officers read them! read more

How to Tell Your Story in Your Application Essay

Author, Educator

What parts of your story are you supposed to share in your college application essay--and how? Find out now on CollegeXpress! read more

Top Mistakes Transfer Students Make...and How to Avoid Them!

Assistant Director of Transfer Admission, Aurora University

Because the transfer process is fraught with unique challenges, it comes with unique potential pitfalls as well. That's why we asked a transfer admission insider to point them out for you so you can watch your step. read more

Up the Mountain: The Transfer Admission Journey

by and
Baylor University

Just like climbing a mountain, the transfer admission process may seem overwhelming. But if you keep moving forward and taking the right steps, you will reach your goal. read more

Unschooling Homeschooling and the Path to College

Professor, Author

"Unschooling," a term created by John Holt in the 1960s, is in many respects the epitome of student-directed learning in the homeschool environment. read more

College-Prep Homeschooling: Electives, Graduating Early, and Admission Requirements

Professor, Author

Theoretically, a student could complete high school courses in less than four years--perhaps in as little as two years. However, you should seriously consider why you would want your child to do so. read more

Choosing a Christian College

Vice President of Student Life, Colorado Christian University

For those seeking a Christian college environment, how do they go about finding a place where Christian values and behaviors are not only encouraged, but celebrated and valued? read more

Multiculturalism on Campus: Where Does it Live?

Dean of Admission, Santa Clara University

Here are a few questions to consider as you begin to look under the hood and kick the tires of the colleges on your list: is multiculturalism an integral and intentional component of campus life? read more

Who Ya Gonna Call?

Contributing Editor, Carnegie Communications

Everyone has questions. Not everyone seeks answers. But in your college search and those crazy first days on campus, maybe you're just unsure where to turn. That's where this handy guide comes in! read more