How many schools should I apply to?

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It's not the number of schools you apply to that is important. It's the thought and care put into each application. read more

7 Perks of Attending a Small College or University

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Size is an important factor when choosing your future college or university. Here are seven perks of attending a smaller school. read more

My Campus Visit Story: Going With My Gut

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CollegeXpress Student Writer; Graduate, Ithaca College

Sam has some valuable campus visit advice to share. The most important? Go with your gut. Here's why. read more

Why I Chose the More Expensive College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A student tells the tale of how she came to her college decision...and why she chose the college that cost her more in the end. read more

Public and Private Colleges That Don't Stick to the Definitions...

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Loyola University Chicago

We all know typical "private" and "public" college traits. But how well do schools stay in their classified labels? These colleges seem to cross the boundaries between private and public. read more

Why I Want to Attend a Catholic College or University

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's the perfect time of the year to share why attending a Catholic college or university could be one of the greatest decisions you ever make! read more

My Top Factors for Choosing a College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

What's most important in choosing a college? Here are the top criteria for one high school senior. See how your college search factors match up! read more

5 Things to Research Again Before Choosing a College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

In order to find out which college is the right fit for you, you need to keep up your research. Here are five factors you should look into again before choosing a college to ultimately attend. read more

How Counselors Can Help Students Handle Their Deferred-to-Waitlist Agony

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Co-Founder, Director of College Admissions Counseling, One-Stop College Counseling

Being put on a college waitlist after being deferred is a double whammy of indecision, and it can be crushing to the applicant. Unfortunately many counselors may be working with a deferred-to-waitlisted student right now. If you are, here's the best plan of action for you both. read more

How to Choose Between 2 Similar Colleges

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You've cut your final college list down to two, but they're both so similar! Here's what you should consider if you're having a hard time deciding between schools. read more