Tag: college admission

An Essay About You: How to Tackle Your College Essay

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Student, Washington College

Your college essay is a reflection on you and your experiences, but writing about yourself can be difficult. Here's some good advice on how to get started. read more

How to Motivate Yourself to Start College Applications

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You know you have to start your college applications, but you could use some inspiration or something at this point. Here's the motivation you're looking for. read more

How to Be a Competitive College Applicant

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

More and more students are applying to college. With a larger applicant pool, students have to work harder to stand out. Here's how you can do just that. read more

5 Ways to Manage College Application Stress Effectively

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College Counselor and Tutor, Moon Prep

The college application process is a lot, to say the least. But you can easily manage it without the stress. Here are five ways to get through applications stress-free. read more

5 Things You Need to Keep in Mind When Applying to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A college sophomore offers some key advice about the earlier steps of the college search and application process, plus what you need to remember after getting accepted. read more

How to Team Up With Your Teen on the College Search

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Freelance Writer

You know you want to help your child with their college search, but what can you do? Here's how you can help your student throughout this process. read more

Top High School Activities to Boost Your College Applications

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

You know that being involved in high school activities will boost your applications, but where do you start? Here are some of the top activities colleges love to see! read more

Being Well-Rounded Is Overrated--Be Pointy Instead

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Some people say the only way to stand out on your college applications is to be a well-rounded student. But you can also stand out by being "pointy." Here's how! read more

Online Degree Programs: The Pros and Cons You Need to Consider

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Central Florida

The benefits of online college programs have proven successful in our technology-based world, but they don't guarantee success for every student. Check out these potential pros and cons of earning your degree online. read more

8 Advantages of Starting Your College Search Early

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

Senior year is a stressful time for most students. You can make it a little easier by starting your college search early in high school. Here are eight reasons why! read more