Tag: college decision

Videos: Real Student Stories About Getting Accepted to College


Making your final college decision is one of the biggest choices of your life. Here are some stories from real students about why they choose their college. read more

Stuck on Choosing a College? Consider These 5 Things

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

How Counselors Can Help Students Handle Their Deferred-to-Waitlist Agony

Co-Founder, Director of College Admissions Counseling, One-Stop College Counseling

Being put on a college waitlist after being deferred is a double whammy of indecision, and it can be crushing to the applicant. Unfortunately many counselors may be working with a deferred-to-waitlisted student right now. If you are, here's the best plan of action for you both. read more

4 Factors That Impacted My College Decision

CollegeXpress Student Writer

A high school senior shares four factors she considered most important when choosing a college. read more

7 Ways to Narrow Down Your List of College Choices

Chief Content Officer, Colleges of Distinction

Choosing a college can be overwhelming, but these tips will help you narrow your search and figure out exactly where you want to go. read more

This or That: What to Consider Before Choosing a College

CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public or private? North or South? In state or out of state? Here are some quick questions to ask yourself before choosing the college that's right for you. read more

Make the Most of Your Last Summer Before College

Market Research Analyst, Carnegie Communications

The summer before college should be an exciting one. Here are a few things you should do this summer in the midst of all your busyness and anticipation. read more

4 Smart Steps to Start Your College Search

Dean of Admission, Gonzaga University

Deciding where to go to college isn't easy. But even if you've dreamed of going to a certain school your whole life, not checking out your other options can only do you a disservice. read more