Tag: college applications

Top Tips for Revising Your College Admission Essays

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The College Essay Guy

You wrote your college essay! Now you have to proof and revise it to make it better. This quick guide from an essay expert can make the editing process easier. read more

Top 3 Tips for Finding Extracurricular Activities in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Northwestern University

Having trouble finding impressive high school extracurriculars? Check out one student's advice to help you think outside the box and find activities you enjoy. read more

3 Smart Steps to Creating a College Application Strategy

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Founder, College Mindset

The best way to complete your college applications is by having an application strategy. Here are three key steps to understanding and building your game plan. read more

Helping Your Indecisive Teen With the College Search

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Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

The college search is a huge process with a lot of choices for students to make. Here's how to guide your teen to informed decisions when looking at schools. read more

The Importance of Storytelling on Your College Application

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Your college application should be the ultimate story about you! Here's how to tell your story from beginning to end beyond your admission essay. read more

3 Important Steps to Acing the "Why Us?" Essay

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Psychologist and Founder, Top College Consultants

"Why this college?" is a common college admission essay prompt. Here's how you can stand out when you're writing about why you love and chose your dream school. read more

Good Alternatives for When You Can't Find an Internship

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Sure, internships impress colleges, but they can be hard to secure. Luckily there are many other things you can do this summer to strengthen your applications. read more

Reuse or Recycle: How to Manage College Essay Material

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College Admission Consultant, Solomon Admissions

The key to the college admission process is being as efficient as possible. Here's how to be smart about organizing and reusing essay materials for multiple schools. read more

First-Gen Students: How to Navigate the College Search

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Northwestern University

Being a first-generation student makes the college search overwhelming without a parent to guide you, but you can own your admission process. Here's how! read more

Great Extracurricular Activities That Won't Break the Bank

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You don't need to have expensive hobbies to strengthen your college apps! These extracurricular activities are perfect for students looking to save their money. read more