Tag: college admission

Early College: Not Your Average High School Experience

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you had the chance to start high school and college at the same time, would you take it? It's possible with Early College programs. One student describes her experience of graduating high school with both a diploma and an associate degree! read more

How to "Show, Don't Tell" to Boost Your Writing

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Your English teacher has probably advised you to "show, don't tell" in your writing. But what does that even mean? Here's a quick explanation (with examples!). read more

Unique Ways to Stand Out on Your College Applications

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

No one wants to be just another piece of paper when it comes to the college admission process. Here are a few ways to make your application stand out from the crowd. read more

How to Make the Most Out of College Fairs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

An important part of the college search process is going to college fairs. Take a look at these tips to get the most out of the next fair you attend. read more

Sage High School Advice From the Class of 2019

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CollegeXpress student writers and vloggers from the Class of 2019 share some parting advice for high school underclassmen! read more

A Comparison of the Most Popular College Application Platforms

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Johns Hopkins University

You've probably heard of the Common, Coalition, and Cappex Applications in your college search. Here's some advice to help you choose which one to apply with. read more

What do "fees" mean when colleges talk about "tuition and fees"?

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In addition to paying for classes (aka tuition), you'll also need to cover any fees associated with a university. But what exactly do these "fees" cover? read more

How to Build the Perfect College List

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether you're an underclassman just thinking about college or a senior deciding on where to apply, these tips will help you organize your research and make your final college list. read more

We're Celebrating National Decision Day With You!

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May 1 is National College Decision Day, and we want to celebrate it with you! Check out these awesome students' post-high school plans. read more

What is rolling admission?

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Rolling admission gives you more options when it comes to applying to college. Schools with rolling admission evaluate applications until all of the available spots are filled for that year. read more