Tag: college admission

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

Quick Tips for Navigating College Fairs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Before you head off to your first college fair, be sure to check out these quick tips to have the best possible experience! read more

The Secret to Gaining Admission to the Ivy League

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Founder, Moon Prep

It's no easy feat to be accepted to the Ivy League and other top-tier universities. But being "pointy" instead of "well rounded" could do the trick... read more

How to Navigate College Search and Application Advice From Others

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Everyone has advice for getting into college, but is it all great? Read on for a simple guide on how to get the best college advice. read more

The 5 R's of College Applications

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College application season doesn't have to be stressful! Just keep these five R's in mind and you're sure to come out of it unscathed. read more