Tag: choosing a college

Videos: Real Student Stories About Getting Accepted to College

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Making that final college decision can be one of the most difficult choices of your life so far. Here are some video stories from real students about why they decided to choose their college. read more

The Best College Search Websites, Books, and Apps

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

Searching for colleges requires a lot of research, and it can be difficult without the right tools. Here are the top resources that make searching for colleges easier. read more

How to Make the Most Out of College Fairs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

An important part of the college search process is going to college fairs. Take a look at these tips to get the most out of the next fair you attend. read more

How I Found My Perfect College Fit

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Florida Southern College

Finding the perfect college for you can be a struggle, but finding a school you can call home makes all the difference! Here's how Noah found his perfect-fit college. read more

How to Navigate Admitted Students Visits

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Johns Hopkins University

Congratulations on getting accepted to college! Now your calendar is bursting with admitted student days. Here's a quick guide to help you get through all of them. read more

5 Amazing Women's Colleges to Consider

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Have you considered attending a women's college? If you have (even if you haven't), check out these five amazing schools for girls only. read more

What Do You "Want" and "Need" in a College?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Part 2 of making your perfect college list! It's time to identify your "wants" and "needs" so you can narrow down your college choices even further. read more

4 Ways to Help Your High School Freshman or Sophomore Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Think it's too early to talk to your freshman or sophomore about college? Certainly not! Here are four ways to help your student start thinking about the future. read more

We're Celebrating National Decision Day With You!

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May 1 is National College Decision Day, and we want to celebrate it with you! Check out these awesome students' post-high school plans. read more

Still Waiting on Admission Decisions? 5 Things You Should Do

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Finishing your college applications is an amazing feeling...until you're waiting for your admission decisions. Luckily, there are many things you can do to keep your mind busy and prepare for the (hopefully good) news. read more