Tag: college applications

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

The Importance of Thinking Outside the Name-Brand Box

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

"I've never heard of that college...it must not be very good." Rebecca's here to debunk that myth and stress the importance of looking beyond just big-name schools in your college search. read more

Stuck on Choosing a College? Consider These 5 Things

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

May 1 is right around the corner. If you're still not sure where you want to go to college in the fall, check out these tips before taking the leap! read more

The Homeschooler's Guide to the College Application Process

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Everything you need to know about tackling the college search and application process as a homeschooler. read more

How to Make Your Art Portfolio Pop

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you're planning to continue your arts education in college, you'll need a strong application portfolio. Here's how to build the best one possible. read more

How to Write a College Decision Appeal Letter

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Freelance Writer

So you got the thin envelope. Fortunately, your case isn't always closed upon that first rejection letter. Here are a few ways you could change their minds. read more

What to Do While You're Waiting for Admission Decisions

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Impatiently waiting on admission decisions? Here's what to do to keep calm during this stressful time. read more

The Top College Application Do's and Don'ts

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There's a lot to keep track of when you're applying to colleges. But these are the top, super-important do's and don'ts of the college application process. read more

What Holiday Treat Should You Stress Bake/Eat?

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Communications

The end of the year means college apps, finals, family, and stress! If you need a cookie break, here are some fun treats to make--and eat! read more