Tag: college admission

Applying to Out-of-State Colleges as a First-Generation Student

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It can be tough to figure out the higher education system as a first-generation student. What could make things more complicated? Applying to out-of-state colleges. This guide for first-gens can help you navigate the process. read more

Top 5 Tips from My College Search

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Here are the most important things Renee did during her college search. Her tips can help you find the best school for you too! 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

What Jeopardy! Taught Me About College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Answer: Sarah learned a valuable lesson about college choice by watching this popular television game show. What is: Jeopardy! read more

You Got Rejected. So What?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Ask yourself these four questions to help get past the sting of a college rejection. 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 to Write a College Decision Appeal Letter

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Freelance Writer

So you got the thin envelope. Fortunately, your case isn't always closed upon that first rejection letter. Here are a few ways you could change their minds. read more

Parents, the ACT, and Scholarships: What You Need to Know

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Test Prep Expert, Magoosh

Worried about your child missing scholarships because they took the ACT? Let this put your mind at ease! read more

What to Do While You're Waiting for Admission Decisions

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Impatiently waiting on admission decisions? Here's what to do to keep calm during this stressful time. read more

The Top College Application Do's and Don'ts

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There's a lot to keep track of when you're applying to colleges. But these are the top, super-important do's and don'ts of the college application process. read more