Tag: application process

Top Tips for Applying to Big Colleges

CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's easy to fall through the cracks when applying to large public colleges. One high school senior offers his top tips to help students navigate the process and stand out among the tens of thousands of other applicants. read more

My Experience Applying to the University of Denver

High School Student

One high school senior shares the inside scoop on the University of Denver's application process. read more

The 4 Foundations of Your College Search

Student, Morehead State University

The four most basic aspects that might influence your college choices, all laid out and ready for you to conquer! read more

Top 10 Tips for International Graduate Students


Finding the right graduate program is tough. Finding the right program as an international student is even tougher. Here are 10 important issues to keep in mind. read more

Why an Independent Educational Consultant Might Benefit Your Child

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Requirements, expectations, and interactions have changed a great deal since you were a student, and the combination of understanding how important the college admission process is, while not quite knowing how to help your child achieve their goals, can make watching your child apply for school stressful! Here's how an IEC can help. read more

Should counselors develop relationships with admission officials; if so, how might that benefit students?

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When working in an independent school, many counselors build personal relationships with admission staffers . . . read more

How many recommendation letters should students submit?


It is best to submit two teacher recommendations from either your junior or senior year. One should be from an English teacher, and the other can be from a different discipline, depending on the area you think you may study. read more

What is your approach to helping students with application essays?

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I have a series of questions I ask the student to answer, and from those responses, we narrow down potential topics for their essays--topics that individualize the student and allow him or her to have a clear voice. read more

Why You Need to Be Friends With Your High School Counselor


A counselor can be a high school student's best friend. They are usually excellent sources of college info and tailored advice! read more

Comparing Programs


While it's no doubt exciting to have the entire graduate school selection process ahead of you, it can also be rather intimidating! read more