Tag: college application

5 Steps to Writing Your College Essay

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Having trouble writing your college application essay? We've all been there. Follow these five steps to simplify this important task. read more

Top Tips for Writing Your College Application Essay

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CEO, Tutor.com; Independent College Counselor

While a tough part of the college application, essays are also your big opportunity to highlight your strengths and discuss material not presented anywhere else. Here, Tutor.com's writing tutors share some of their top tips here. read more

Preparing Yourself: The April Vacation Research

Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

There's nothing better than April vacation in high school: the weather is perfect and you are just mere months away from summer. Vacation is great for kicking back and relaxing, but it is also free time to get your admission information on the right track. read more

College Tour Follow-up: Thanks for the Memory

Founder and President, Smart College Visit, Inc.

Will sending a thank-you card following your campus visit get you into college? Probably not, but it will make you memorable. read more

The Transfer Essay

Director of Admissions, Saint Francis University

For many, the most difficult part of the application process is writing the admission essay, and trying to decide on a topic when everything around you seems so uncertain can get stressful. You made it through once already--and this time, it should boast even greater rewards. read more