Tag: college advice

The Pressure of Being a First-Generation Student

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A look at some of the stresses you may face as a first-generation student and ways to alleviate the pressure. Plus, some of the positives of being the first in your family to go to college! read more

How to Choose a College Once You're Accepted

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Accepted but still weighing your options? Before you send in your deposit, here are a few steps to guide you toward your ultimate college decision. read more

Stuck on Choosing a College? Consider These 5 Things

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

May 1 is right around the corner. If you're still not sure where you want to go to college in the fall, check out these tips before taking the leap! read more

Video: How to Strengthen Your Academic Weakness

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Molly shares a few tips on how to strengthen your academic weakness. read more

Video: How to Stay Healthy on Set

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In this video, Lucia gives tips on how to stay healthy while on a college film set. read more

Video: Making Friends in High School vs. College

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Robert debunks three myths about what it's like to make friends in college and how it's different than high school. read more

Video: 5 Tips for Aspiring Film Majors

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Morgan shares five helpful tips for aspiring Film majors. read more

Empowered by Perspective: Top Tips for Minority and First-Gen College Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Stanford University

For minority, first-generation, and low-income students, preparing for college can be daunting. But this advice from their peers can help! read more

Navigating College Mailings: Form Letters, Brochures, and E-mails

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College Student

You no longer need to be scared of that stack of college letters and brochures! Well, except for paper cuts. read more

Your Roadmap to Senior Year Success

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Student, Campbell University

Buckle up, y'all. This newly minted college student explains how to make your senior year of high school the best one yet. read more