Tag: applications

What is the Common Application?

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Think of the Common Application as the college version of "one-stop shopping." You can upload application materials to send to multiple schools when it comes to apply. read more

Why are campus visits so important?

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The campus visit plays a crucial role in determining if the college or university you are considering is the right "fit" for you. read more

7 Things to Do While Waiting for Your Admission Decisions

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You thought the hardest part was applying to college, but it turns out it's waiting to hear to hear back!. Stay sane while you wait for your admission decisions with these seven activities. read more

How to Narrow Down Your College List

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

So many colleges, so little time to apply. Consider these tips to narrow down your choices and decide where you really want to go. read more

College Search Do's and Don'ts

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As you tackle the college search process, some things are must do's--but there are also some mistakes that can get in the way of a successful search experience. read more

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