Tag: college applications

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

5 Questions to Kick-Start Your College Essay

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Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

Once you decide on a topic for your college application essay, try asking these five questions. read more

The Pressure of Being a First-Generation Student

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A look at some of the stresses you may face as a first-generation student and ways to alleviate the pressure. Plus, some of the positives of being the first in your family to go to college! read more

ZeeMee: The Future of College Applications?

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

What's this see-me thing everyone's talking about? Learn about ZeeMee and what is has to do with your college applications. read more

Top Tips on Becoming a Well-Rounded Student

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Top colleges look for top students. But what makes a "top" student? Here are some tips on how to be the well-rounded student colleges are looking for. read more

Navigating the College Search for Atypical Majors

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The college search process is grueling for anyone, though students with specialized majors have a unique challenge. Find the program you've been looking for with these tips. read more