5 Legit Ways to Beef Up Your College Applications

Founder and President, CollegePrep360; Author

Here we discuss correcting course and adding something substantial to your application, if it's otherwise looking a little barren. read more

Early Bird Gets the Worm? Early Decision vs. Early Action

Student, Urbana High School

Do you know the difference between Early Decision and Early Action? Hint: it's a big one! read more

3 College Application Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

Student, Emerson College

A veteran of the college search process shares some advice so you can steer clear of these three common roadblocks. read more

A Totally Doable, Non-stressful Graduate School Application Timeline

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

Navigating the Graduate School Application Process

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, Director of Graduate Enrollment Services, Marymount University

You found the perfect grad school . . . now you just have to apply. An admission expert shares her top four tips for doing so. read more

Make a Strong College Application Video

Vice President of Programs, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

A video can be a great way to enhance your college application. Here's how to make yours shine. read more

Top College Admission Essay Myths Debunked

President, Wow Writing Workshop

There is a lot of misinformation out there surrounding the college admission essay. Consider these myths and facts before you get started. read more

Develop a Strategic Plan for Winning Scholarships

Vice President of Programs, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

It's senior year . . . and you're probably exhausted. But it's crucial that you make time to apply for scholarships. And that you do it the right way. read more

Top Tips for Writing Your College Application Essay

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CEO, Tutor.com; Independent College Counselor

While a tough part of the college application, essays are also your big opportunity to highlight your strengths and discuss material not presented anywhere else. Here, Tutor.com's writing tutors share some of their top tips here. read more

Your College Search: When and How to Start

Vice President, Enrollment Management and Marketing, Stonehill College

Do you feel lost when trying to begin your college search? Well, you are not alone. Start by asking yourself, "What is most important to me as I begin to search for the right school?" Then take a deep breath and dive right in. read more