Tag: college admission

What Questions Should I Ask the Student Disabilities Office?

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Psychologist and Founder, Top College Consultants

When it comes to advocating for yourself in college, you want to ask the Disability Services the right questions. Here's what our expert recommends. read more

Learning Disabilities in College: 7 Things to Know and Do

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Psychologist and Founder, Top College Consultants

A college's disability services office can only help you if you have learning differences, but these are the things to know and do before choosing a school. read more

How Should I Talk to Colleges as a High School Student?

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Striking the right tone in your communication with colleges is important. Learn how to do just that with this expert advice! read more

Financial Transparency: The FAFSA, Your Student, and You

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Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

Some parents are wary about sharing financial information with their students when filing the FAFSA. Here's how to avoid it and the bright side if you don't. read more

College Planning Calendar: January 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 January planning! read more

Application Essay Example: The Music Teacher

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

This is a *real* admission essay student Sarah Montalbano submitted with her application to Cornell University. Check it out! read more

Video: College Essay Q&A With Expert Kim Lifton

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Writing your college application essay can be one of the most difficult parts of the college admission process. College essay expert Kim Lifton is here to help! read more

Q&A: Promoting College Success for Students of Color

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AiLun Ku from The Opportunity Network discusses how colleges can support and promote success for Black, Brown, and Indigenous students. Read our interview now! read more

How to Boost Your Extracurriculars During COVID-19

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

How can high schoolers participate in extracurricular activities and prepare for college in the middle of a pandemic? Read advice from a real student here! read more

How to Get Accepted to a Direct Medical Program

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Founder, Moon Prep; College Counselor and Tutor, Moon Prep

Medical school acceptance is competitive, so many students decide to apply to BS/MD programs. Here's advice for students to stand out in their applications. read more