Tag: college academics

How to Choose Your College Classes: A Guide for First-Year Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's important to plan out your college classes carefully each semester! Here's a guide for first-year students who may be unfamiliar with what courses they should pick. read more

Infographic: Study Tips for Success

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Studying doesn't have to be stressful. Check out these simple tips to stay on track while you study. read more

Top 5 Study Tips From a College Freshman

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Harvey Mudd College

Here are all the study habits that have kept one of our college student writers sane during her first semester. These tips can apply to both high school and college students! read more

How to Create Your Own College Major

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Vice President of Enrollment Management, Stephens College

Interested in creating your own major? Here's everything you need to know to make your individualized major a reality. read more

10 Questions to Ask Your Academic Advisor

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Digital Marketing Manager, Union Institute & University

Your academic advisor is your best partner for a successful college experience. Here are 10 questions to ask them to get the most from that relationship. read more

College Ready: How Dual Credit Helped Prepare Me for the Future

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Karen went to a dual credit high school during senior year, earning 35 credits before she graduated! Read on to learn how her experience prepared her for what lies ahead in college. read more

How I Chose My (Double) Major

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Having trouble deciding on a major? Here's how one student struggled to find her path and how she decided to double-major in college. read more

7 Great Minors to Go With an English Major

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Thinking about majoring in English? With the right minor, you could expand your career horizons even more! These are some of the best choices. read more

5 Signs You Should Drop a Class

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Freelance Writer

If you're unsure about dropping a college class, check out this guide to see if it's worth it. read more

5 Reasons Why You Need a Liberal Arts Education

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You may wonder why it's necessary to take classes outside your field of study, aka liberal arts courses. But the liberal arts are in fact useful. Here are five reasons why. read more