Parents, the ACT, and Scholarships: What You Need to Know

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Test Prep Expert, Magoosh

Worried about your child missing scholarships because they took the ACT? Let this put your mind at ease! read more

What to Do While You're Waiting for Admission Decisions

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Impatiently waiting on admission decisions? Here's what to do to keep calm during this stressful time. read more

The Top College Application Do's and Don'ts

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There's a lot to keep track of when you're applying to colleges. But these are the top, super-important do's and don'ts of the college application process. read more

Top Questions to Ask College Admission Counselors

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Freelance Writer

Admission counselors are some of the most helpful people along the college process. Ask these questions to optimize your interactions with them. read more

What Really Matters in Your College Search

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Senior Vice President for Enrollment and Institutional Planning, Drew University

Advice from an admission insider to help you discern what you truly want and need out of your college of choice. read more

Top 5 Questions About Recommendation Letters, Answered

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Everything you should know about recommendation letters, including who to ask, when to ask, and more. read more

How to Write About Yourself in Your College Essay (Without Bragging)

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Freelance Writer

A place between humble and prideful exists, and that's the exact place you want to reach in your college application essays. read more

Early Action vs. Regular Decision: Pros and Cons

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Not sure whether to apply to college Early Action or Regular Decision? A high school senior offers the pros and cons of both admission options. read more

Starting Your Senior Year: 5 Things You Need to Do

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It can be easy to get off track with the excitement of senior year. But these top to-do's will help you finish your last year of high school strongly. read more

The Best (and Worst) College Admission Essay Topics

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Freelance Writer

What should you write your college admission essay about? And which topics should you avoid? Here are some of the best (and the worst) college essay ideas. read more