Tag: college academics

How to Know if a Nontraditional Major Path Is Right for You

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A traditional four-year major isn’t the right choice for all students. Here’s a look at other undergrad program formats and how to know what's right for you. read more

What Makes a Great STEM Student? 5 Ways to Become One

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Professor of Education, University of Southern California

One bad experience with science or math shouldn’t ruin the disciplines for you forever. You can reclaim your identity as a great STEM student with this advice. read more

A Helpful Guide to High School and College Differences

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The transition from high school to college can be daunting. Head into your college journey more prepared with this guide of common differences you’ll encounter. read more

Top 8 College Topics to Discuss With Your Student Today

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Freelance Writer and College Coach

Your student will be off to college soon, but there are some things they should know now. Here are eight topics of conversation to cover before they leave home. read more

How to Help Your Stressed Teen Choose a College Major

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Certified Educational Planner; President, One-Stop College Counseling

Choosing a college major is a stressful decision, especially if your student is uncertain. Here's some advice to help them find their academic path. read more

3 Tips to Improve Your Reading Retention for School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Retaining what you read is important for homework and studying in both high school and college. Here are three tips to improve your memory while studying! read more

3 Easy Ways to Participate More in Your Classes

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Anderson University

Class participation is a huge part of learning in high school and college. If you’re not used to speaking up, here's why it's important and how to get started. read more

How to Pick a College Major: Narrowing Down a Big List

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Missouri-Columbia

How do you get from having too many major options to finding your best fit? A college student offers his best advice as you search for a major and career path. read more

How to Pick a College Major: Stop Thinking, Start Doing

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Missouri-Columbia

If you're not sure what to major in, the key is to stop just thinking about it and taking action to figure it out! Start by reading our student writer's advice. read more

5 Inspired Tips to Help Romanticize Your Studies

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Tricking yourself into thinking homework is more fun than it actually is will make it feel like less of a chore. Try romanticizing it with these five tips! read more