Tag: applications

How Community Service Can Help Your College Application Stand Out

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College applications are a bit like job resumes: you want your application to stand out from the others. Community service is one way to set yourself apart from the crowd. 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

How to Avoid Burnout During College Application Season

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The last thing you want to do during college application season is burn out. Here are a few ways to get ahead of things so you don't feel overwhelmed. read more

The 5 R's of College Applications

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College application season doesn't have to be stressful! Just keep these five R's in mind and you're sure to come out of it unscathed. 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

Words of Wisdom From Graduating Seniors, Class of 2018

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CollegeXpress student writers from the Class of 2018 share some parting advice for high school underclassmen! read more

12-Month Checklist for Applying to Grad School: 9-7 Months Out

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Author, Enrollment Expert

Trying to find the right graduate program? This series will walk you through the 12 months leading up to your grad school application submissions. read more

12-Month Checklist for Applying to Grad School: 12-10 Months Out

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Author, Enrollment Expert

Trying to find the right graduate program? This series will walk you through the 12 months leading up to your grad school application submissions. 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

How should I prepare for my summer program?

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Program Manager for Recruitment, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Many students and parents will do research on the college to get an idea of what is happening. Search websites for faculty, facilities, and research. Come with an open mind and ready to extend your knowledge base during the summer. read more