Tag: college applications

An Essay About You: How to Tackle Your College Essay

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Student, Washington College

Your college essay is a reflection on you and your experiences, but writing about yourself can be difficult. Here's some good advice on how to get started. read more

How to Motivate Yourself to Start College Applications

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You know you have to start your college applications, but you could use some inspiration or something at this point. Here's the motivation you're looking for. read more

How to Be a Competitive College Applicant

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

More and more students are applying to college. With a larger applicant pool, students have to work harder to stand out. Here's how you can do just that. read more

5 Ways to Manage College Application Stress Effectively

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College Counselor and Tutor, Moon Prep

The college application process is a lot, to say the least. But you can easily manage it without the stress. Here are five ways to get through applications stress-free. read more

Top Transfer Application Do's and Don'ts

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Freelance Writer

Transferring can be a long, hard process. But these are the things you should (and shouldn't) do to make it easier! read more

5 Things You Need to Keep in Mind When Applying to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A college sophomore offers some key advice about the earlier steps of the college search and application process, plus what you need to remember after getting accepted. read more

Top High School Activities to Boost Your College Applications

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

You know that being involved in high school activities will boost your applications, but where do you start? Here are some of the top activities colleges love to see! read more

Being Well-Rounded Is Overrated--Be Pointy Instead

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Some people say the only way to stand out on your college applications is to be a well-rounded student. But you can also stand out by being "pointy." Here's how! read more

4 Ways to Help Your High School Senior Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Your high school senior will be off to college before you know it. Here's how you can assist them during their last year of high school. read more

Unique Ways to Stand Out on Your College Applications

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

No one wants to be just another piece of paper when it comes to the college admission process. Here are a few ways to make your application stand out from the crowd. read more