Tag: college applications

What is rolling admission?

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Rolling admission gives you more options when it comes to applying to college. Schools with rolling admission evaluate applications until all of the available spots are filled for that year. read more

Still Waiting on Admission Decisions? 5 Things You Should Do

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Finishing your college applications is an amazing feeling...until you're waiting for your admission decisions. Luckily, there are many things you can do to keep your mind busy and prepare for the (hopefully good) news. read more

What Is a "Takeaway Resume," and How Can It Help You?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Having trouble crafting your resume? Try making the "takeaway resume" to enhance your applications and show what you've learned. Here's how to do it! read more

How to Be Supportive This College Decision Season

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You've waited months for your college admission decisions. As those letters roll in, consider how you can be supportive to your friends during this stressful time. read more

Video: Getting Into College

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You've already submitted your college applications, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to do! Janice suggests some ways for you to keep busy after hitting submit. read more

Should You Hire a College Consultant for Your Student?

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Cofounder, Director of College Admissions Counseling, One-Stop College Counseling

If the recent admission scandal has you questioning college counselors, you're not alone. Read on for the facts about real college counselors and what to look out for. read more

Operation Varsity Blues: 3 Hidden Takeaways From the College Admission Scandal

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In light of the largest college admission scandal in history, here are three things takeaways to consider when tying it to your own college search. read more

What is the Common Application?

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Think of the Common Application as the college version of "one-stop shopping." You can upload application materials to send to multiple schools when it comes to apply. read more

When should I apply to college?

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The college application process can elicit feelings of excitement and anxiety. Allow yourself plenty of lead time to complete your applications before the published deadlines. read more

Getting a Head Start on the College Application Process: Junior Year

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College applications can be stressful, especially if you leave all the work for your senior year. Get a jump start while you're a junior with these tips and save your sanity. read more