Tag: applications

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

What Do Your High School Extracurricular Activities Say About You to Colleges?

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First of all, let's clear up what "extracurricular activities" are. If you're thinking, "Hey, I play video games a lot and that's outside of school," unfortunately you're out of luck. read more

How to Write a Great College Application Essay

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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

Which Common Application Essay Prompt is Right for You?

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Managing Editor, Peterson's & EssayEdge

After sifting through thousands of Common App essays, it's clear that some prompts have more potential than others. read more