Tag: choosing a college

What Every Rising Senior Should Do With Their Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

With junior year out of the way, it's time to start thinking about what happens after senior year. It's frightening, but here are some ways to get started this summer! read more

The Importance of Thinking Outside the Name-Brand Box

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

"I've never heard of that college...it must not be very good." Rebecca's here to debunk that myth and stress the importance of looking beyond just big-name schools in your college search. read more

How to Choose a College Once You're Accepted

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Accepted but still weighing your options? Before you send in your deposit, here are a few steps to guide you toward your ultimate college decision. read more

Stuck on Choosing a College? Consider These 5 Things

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

May 1 is right around the corner. If you're still not sure where you want to go to college in the fall, check out these tips before taking the leap! read more

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing a College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, New York University

Choosing a college can be a difficult decision. Here are five things to remember when you're choosing what school to commit to. read more

More Waiting? 7 Tips for Students on the Waitlist

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Are you on a college waitlist like Sarah? Don't despair! She's compiled a list of seven practical and encouraging tips to make the wait a little easier. read more

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