Tag: college admission

How to Get Accepted to a Direct Medical Program

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Because medical school acceptance is so competitive, many students decide to apply to direct medical programs, or BS/MDs. Here are a few tips that students should follow to stand out in their applications. read more

5 Ways to Make the College Application Process Less Stressful and More Successful

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Founder, College Shortcuts

As you navigate the college application process, here are five ways you can make it less stressful and more successful. read more

Not Sure What You "Want to Do" After High School? Start Here

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Still trying to figure out what it is you want to be "when you grow up"? Check out this guide to help you get on the right track to your dreams. read more

How Community Service Can Help Your College Application Stand Out

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College applications are a bit like job resumes: you want your application to stand out from the others. Community service is one way to set yourself apart from the crowd. read more

How to Answer 3 Common Supplemental Essay Questions

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Freelance Writer

Here are three common supplemental essay questions colleges might ask you to write, plus unique brainstorming material for each one. read more

4 Ways to Listen to Your Instincts During the College Search

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CollegXpress Student Writer

It can be easy to overthink the college search process. But sometimes it's as easy as just listening to that feeling in your gut when you first step on campus. read more

Secrets to Writing Your College Application Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The admission essay: the most daunting portion of the college application but the most important. Here are the secrets to writing your best college essay possible! read more

Mastering the Common Application: Tips and Tricks to Stand Out

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Senior Director, Collegewise

If you approach the Common Application like a form at the doctor, you're doing it wrong! Here are some ways you can stand out on this prevalent college app. read more

How to Know When Your College List Is Final

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Finalizing a list of colleges to apply to is a lot of pressure! Here's how to make sure you end up with a list you're proud of with schools that suit all your needs read more

Want to Find Your Essay's Message? Take Time to Create Wordy Drafts

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Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

Need help finding the message you want to convey in your college essay? This writing approach may surprise you! read more