Tag: college applications

Good, Bad, and Unnecessary Application Advice

Site Editor, TechTarget

You'll hear a lot of advice during the college application process, but it won't be all good advice! Here's what you should listen to and what you can ignore. read more

So You've Been Deferred: Now What?

Partner, Turner+Turner College Consulting

Are you feeling down because you got deferred from your dream college? Improve your chances of turning that deferral into an acceptance with this advice. read more

Now Is the Time to Start Your College Essay

President, Wow Writing Workshop

It's smart to start thinking about your college application essay as soon as possible because planning it can be harder than actually writing it. Here's some advice! read more

Video: Be Prepared for Senior Year of High School


In this video, student vlogger Zenavieve brings you through all the things you need to know to be prepared for senior year of high school. read more

Video: Surviving College Applications for Performing Arts Students


Applying to specific schools like performing arts colleges can be even more stressful than traditional admission. Learn how to give it your all (and also when to give yourself a break) from our student vlogger Ashton. read more

13 Ways to Improve Your College Admission Luck

Education Writer

You have more power than you think when it comes to your college applications. Follow these tips to increase your chances of admission to your dream school! read more

13 Tips to Finish Your College Applications With Confidence

Freelance Writer

Take the stress out of finishing up your college applications with these helpful tips on what to review before hitting submit! read more

How Much Do College Applications Really Cost?


Sometimes college applications cost money--who knew? Here are some of the costs you could face before you even hit submit, plus some ways to reduce those costs. read more

Submitting Your College Applications Early: How and Why?

CollegeXpress Student Writer

College application season is a super stressful time, but you can make it a little easier by completing them early. Here are some reasons to hit the submit button ASAP. read more

How to Fill Out the Common Application

Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

Applying to college got easier with the Common Application, but the application can still be daunting. Here's a step-by-step guide to the Common App. read more