Tag: college applications

4 Ways to Help Your High School Senior Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Your high school senior will be off to college before you know it. Here's how you can assist them during their last year of high school. read more

Unique Ways to Stand Out on Your College Applications

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

No one wants to be just another piece of paper when it comes to the college admission process. Here are a few ways to make your application stand out from the crowd. read more

A Comparison of the Most Popular College Application Platforms

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Johns Hopkins University

You've probably heard of the Common, Coalition, and Cappex Applications in your college search. Here's some advice to help you choose which one to apply with. read more

How to Make Your Summers Before College Count

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

There are approximately 10 weeks of free time each summer before you go to college. That's 30 weeks throughout high school to do anything you want. Make them count! read more

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