Tag: college admission

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

5 Questions to Kick-Start Your College Essay

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Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

Once you decide on a topic for your college application essay, try asking these five questions. read more

ZeeMee: The Future of College Applications?

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

What's this see-me thing everyone's talking about? Learn about ZeeMee and what is has to do with your college applications. read more

Common Concerns About Taking a Gap Year...and Why They're Unfounded

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Wondering how taking a gap year might affect your college admission or financial aid? A student explains some common gap year concerns and why you shouldn't be worried at all. read more

First-Generation Students and the College Search

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Assistant Director of Admission, Hawaii Pacific University

Relationships are instrumental to college search success for first-generation students, and it's especially helpful to form one with your admission counselor. read more

Top Tips on Becoming a Well-Rounded Student

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Top colleges look for top students. But what makes a "top" student? Here are some tips on how to be the well-rounded student colleges are looking for. read more

How to Craft the Perfect High School Resume

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A well-crafted resume can help you stand out to prospective colleges. Read on to learn how to craft a stellar student resume to complement your application read more

A College Essay Starter Plan for the Dog Days of Summer

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Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

Getting students to work on their college applications during the summer is a hard sell. Here's how to talk to your kids and get them thinking about writing their college essay. read more