Tag: college applications

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

Navigating the College Search for Atypical Majors

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The college search process is grueling for anyone, though students with specialized majors have a unique challenge. Find the program you've been looking for with these tips. 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

4 Ways to Stand Out as an International Applicant

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It can be difficult to stand out in the application pool as an international student. Here are some ways to help your university application shine! read more

College Essays vs. Scholarship Essays: What's the Difference?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College application essays and scholarship essays have a lot in common. But there are a few key differences you should know about before you start writing. read more

How to Prepare for College Applications Over the Summer (by Grade Level)

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Summer is a great time to get ahead on the college search and application process. Here's what you can do whether you're a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior. read more

Upcoming Webinar: 5 Ways to Create an Amazing College Application in Less Time (and How to Finish Over the Summer)

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We're hosting a webinar on college applications with the College Essay Guy on June 6! Learn how to make your college app stand out and complete it with plenty of time to spare over the summer. Sign up today! read more

What Are Music School Auditions Really Like?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Here's everything you need to know about the most important part of your music school application: the audition. read more

4 Things to Keep in Mind When Applying to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Remember these four things before you send in your college applications. read more