Tag: applying to college

5 Things Colleges Want to Know About You as a Student

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Independent Educational Consultant and Founder, The College Spy

A strong application is important in college admission, but what exactly does it say about you? Here's what schools are really looking for when they read your app. read more

What Are Common Application Mistakes Students Should Avoid?

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Students often worry about a mistake on their college application affecting their admission. Here are common things to look out for that our experts suggest. read more

11 Steps to Finalizing and Submitting Your College Apps

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Freelance Writer; Associate Dean of College Counseling, Cranbrook Kingswood School

Take the stress out of finishing up your college applications with these helpful tips on what to do and review before hitting submit! read more

The Essential Step-by-Step Guide to College Applications

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Assistant Editor & Social Media Coordinator, Carnegie Dartlet

The college application process can be stressful. But with this step-by-step guide, you can get organized and apply to colleges with ease. Check it out! read more

How to Strengthen Your College Application During COVID-19

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Founder & CEO, Julie Kim Consulting

Just because the pandemic has changed your plans doesn't mean you can't impress colleges with your application. Here's how to improve your apps from home! read more

5 Ways Students Can Prepare for College Applications

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College Counselor and Tutor, Moon Prep

Using this extra time you have at home to get ahead on your college applications is just smart. These five quick tips can help you prepare to apply to college! read more

What Do Colleges Want in an Applicant?

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Freelance Writer

Knowing what colleges want to see in your application is key to presenting your best self to admission officers. Here are our best tips for figuring it out! read more

What You Need to Know About Rolling Admission

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Freelance Writer

Rolling admission is a good option to help lessen the strain of the college search for some students. But what exactly is rolling admission? Find out now! read more

Good, Bad, and Unnecessary Application Advice

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Site Editor, TechTarget

You'll hear a lot of advice during the college application process, but it won't be all good advice! Here's what you should listen to and what you can ignore. read more

How to Fill Out the Common Application

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

Applying to college got easier with the Common Application, but the application can still be daunting. Here's a step-by-step guide to the Common App. read more