Tag: applying to college

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Applying to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A college sophomore offers key advice about the early steps of the college search and application process, plus what to remember after getting accepted. read more

Unique Ways to Stand Out on Your College Applications

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Site Editor, TechTarget

No one wants to be just another piece of paper in the college admission process. Here are a few ways to make your application stand out from the crowd. read more

When Should I Apply to College?

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The college application process can elicit feelings of excitement and anxiety, but applying early can help ease the worry and put you on the right track. read more

How to Help a Reluctant Student With College Plans

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Freelance Writer

High school is when college conversations begin in earnest, but sometimes students don't readily engage. Here's how parents can help get the ball rolling. read more

Application Advice for College-Bound Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Stanford University

Deciding where to apply to college can be difficult. Here's some advice to narrow your search and optimize your time researching. read more

Mastering the Common App: Tips and Tricks to Stand Out

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Senior Director, Collegewise

If you approach the Common Application like a form at the doctor, you're doing it wrong! Here are some ways you can stand out on this prevalent college app. 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

Engaging Ways to Open Your Personal Statement

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Founder, Moon Prep

You need to write an engaging personal statement to stand out to colleges. The most important component of this is a strong opening. Let's explore how to do it! read more

4 Things to Keep in Mind When Applying to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Overwhelmed by the college search? Consider these four things before you send in your college applications. read more