Tag: college applications

5 Ways to Make the College Application Process Less Stressful and More Successful

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As you navigate the college application process, here are five ways you can make it less stressful and more successful. read more

How Community Service Can Help Your College Application Stand Out

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College applications are a bit like job resumes: you want your application to stand out from the others. Community service is one way to set yourself apart from the crowd. read more

How to Answer 3 Common Supplemental Essay Questions

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Freelance Writer

Here are three common supplemental essay questions colleges might ask you to write, plus unique brainstorming material for each one. read more

Secrets to Writing Your College Application Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The admission essay: the most daunting portion of the college application but the most important. Here are the secrets to writing your best college essay possible! read more

How to Avoid Burnout During College Application Season

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The last thing you want to do during college application season is burn out. Here are a few ways to get ahead of things so you don't feel overwhelmed. read more

Stress Management During College Application Season

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Senior year is stressful, with standardized tests, college applications, extracurriculars, and general school work. Here are some ways to keep you calm through all of it. read more

How to Know When Your College List Is Final

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Finalizing a list of colleges to apply to is a lot of pressure! Here's how to make sure you end up with a list you're proud of with schools that suit all your needs read more

Want to Find Your Essay's Message? Take Time to Create Wordy Drafts

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Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

Need help finding the message you want to convey in your college essay? This writing approach may surprise you! read more

The Secret to Gaining Admission to the Ivy League

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Founder, Moon Prep

It's no easy feat to be accepted to the Ivy League and other top-tier universities. But being "pointy" instead of "well rounded" could do the trick... read more

The 5 R's of College Applications

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College application season doesn't have to be stressful! Just keep these five R's in mind and you're sure to come out of it unscathed. read more