Tag: applications

Choosing Art Pieces for Your College Application Portfolio

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Student, Emerson College

Tips for selecting your best work for your college application. read more

How to Pay for College, Step-by-Step

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Yes, you can afford to college. We're going to help you get there. One step at a time. read more

Tips for Tackling the New Common App Essay Prompts

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Essay Coach; Author

The folks over at the Common Application have decided to introduce a whole new set of essay prompts this year. That means that students, teachers, and essay coaches like myself are venturing into virgin territory. Let's all take a deep breath and see what these new prompts are actually asking you to do . . . read more

College Application Proofreading Tips From an Editor-in-Chief

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Editor-in-Chief, Carnegie Communications

Grab a red pen and get ready to whip your college application into shape. read more

What Admission Counselors Want to See in Your Grad School Application

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Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, West Virginia University

What are graduate admission officers really looking for when they review your application? Hint: it's not all about the grades. read more

Your Roadmap to Senior Year Success

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Student, Campbell University

Buckle up, y'all. This newly minted college student explains how to make your senior year of high school the best one yet. read more

Second Chances: How a Low Undergraduate GPA Affects Graduate Admissions

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Freelance Writer

So, your undergraduate GPA is...eh. And now you're applying to grad schools with a number that doesn't reflect your drive. What to do? read more

9 Errors You're Making in Your Graduate School Application

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Freelance Writer

Before you begin applying to grad schools, check out this list of common application errors and, more importantly, ways to avoid them. read more

How to Find (and Rock) Your College Internships

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We put together our best advice for finding and rocking an internship, wherever it might be. We also compiled our favorite internship resources outside of CollegeXpress. Take a look! read more

A Totally Doable, Non-stressful Graduate School Application Timeline

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Freelance Writer

Before getting overwhelmed by grad school applications, take a deep breath. These suggestions break the upcoming year into manageable, season-sized chunks. read more