Tag: choosing a college

University Search: Beyond Rankings and Name Brands

Director of International Admissions, The College of Wooster

Your international university list may only consist of schools with big names that you're familiar with. Read on to find out why that could be a big mistake. read more

Video: Deciding on a College


Making your final decision on a college is a big step, and it's certainly not an easy one to make. Student Vlogger Toni has some advice to help you out. read more

Videos: Real Student Stories About Getting Accepted to College


Making your final college decision is one of the biggest choices of your life. Here are some stories from real students about why they choose their college. read more

The Best College Search Websites, Books, and Apps

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 to use for your college search! read more

How to Make the Most Out of College Fairs

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CollegeXpress Student Writers

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 to Navigate Admitted Students Visits

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

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?

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Ready to make 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

We're Celebrating National Decision Day With You!


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

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

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