Tag: college admission

How I Made My Final College Decision

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, The University of Alabama

If you're stuck trying to decide between two similar colleges, it's okay! Read on to see how one student finally chose where she wanted to go. read more

Standardized Testing Q&A: What Parents Should Know About Scores, Test-Optional Schools, and More

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Hilary Scharton, Vice President of Canvas K-12 Product Strategy, offers insights on standardized tests, test-optional schools, and test scores. read more

You Got Accepted to Your #1 College! Now What?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You (finally) got into your dream college. Now what? Here's a to-do list to tackle after you enroll at your future college or university. read more

How to Be Supportive This College Decision Season

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You've waited months for your college admission decisions. As those letters roll in, consider how you can be supportive to your friends during this stressful time. read more

Video: Getting Into College

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You've already submitted your college applications, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to do! Janice suggests some ways for you to keep busy after hitting submit. read more

Should You Hire a College Consultant for Your Student?

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Cofounder, Director of College Admissions Counseling, One-Stop College Counseling

If the recent admission scandal has you questioning college counselors, you're not alone. Read on for the facts about real college counselors and what to look out for. read more

The Underappreciated Benefits of College Bridge Programs

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Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

Were you invited to join a college's bridge program? It may feel a little different than a normal acceptance, but there are several benefits that all lead to the same college degree in four years. Read on to learn more about "bridging" and if it may be the right path for you. read more

Top College Essay Tips From Admission Insiders

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

The college essay can help your application, or it can hurt it. You want to stand out in a good way--and these admission experts know how you can do just that. read more

Spring College Planning Checklist for High School Juniors

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Founder, Moon Prep

The second half of junior year is the prime time to start planning for college. Here's what you should be doing to prepare for college application season during the spring of junior year and into the summer. read more

Operation Varsity Blues: 3 Hidden Takeaways From the College Admission Scandal

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In light of the largest college admission scandal in history, here are three things takeaways to consider when tying it to your own college search. read more