Tag: college admission

Top Tips for Revising Your College Admission Essays

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The College Essay Guy

You wrote your college essay! Now you have to proof and revise it to make it better. This quick guide from an essay expert can make the editing process easier. read more

Top 3 Tips for Finding Extracurricular Activities in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Northwestern University

Having trouble finding impressive high school extracurriculars? Check out one student's advice to help you think outside the box and find activities you enjoy. read more

Do You Need to Spend Money on a College Counselor?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

There's a lot of pressure when it comes to college admission. A private counselor could help you with the process, but do you really need one? Find out here. read more

College Planning Calendar: October 2021

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Stay on top of the college planning process with our monthly College Planning Calendar for counselors, students, and parents. Happy October planning! read more

3 Smart Steps to Creating a College Application Strategy

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Founder, College Mindset

The best way to complete your college applications is by having an application strategy. Here are three key steps to understanding and building your game plan. read more

How to Prepare for a Federal Service Academy

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Educational Consultant

If you're interested in serving in the military after college, there are five federal service academies you can consider attending. Learn all about them here. read more

The Top 5 Do's and Don'ts for Letters of Recommendation

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether you need a recommendation for college, an internship, or a job, you need to request it at the ease of your recommenders. Here are some do's and don'ts! read more

The Importance of Storytelling on Your College Application

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Your college application should be the ultimate story about you! Here's how to tell your story from beginning to end beyond your admission essay. read more

2 Important Things That High Schools Don't Teach You

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Northwestern University

There are a lot of lessons students have to learn the hard way. Hopefully this advice for your high school years can make your life a little easier! read more

What Is Naviance and How Do I Use It?

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Many high schools use Naviance to help students plan for college, but what is it all about? Learn more about this college and career readiness tool here! read more