Tag: college decisions

We're Celebrating National Decision Day With You!

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May 1 is National College Decision Day, and we want to celebrate it with you! Check out these awesome students' post-high school plans. 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

How I Made My Final College Decision

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, The University of Alabama

If you're stuck trying to decide between two similar colleges, it's okay! Read on to see how one student finally chose where she wanted to go. 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

Where Should You Apply? Advice for All College-Bound Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Stanford University

Deciding where to apply to college can be difficult. Here's some advice to narrow your search and optimize your time researching. read more

3 Things I Learned From Being Waitlisted

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Being on a college waitlist can feel like a roller coaster of emotions. Here's what Valeria learned after being waitlisted by five schools! read more

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing a College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, New York University

Choosing a college can be a difficult decision. Here are five things to remember when you're choosing what school to commit to. read more

You Got Rejected. So What?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Ask yourself these four questions to help get past the sting of a college rejection. read more

The Likely Letter: A Sweet Surprise in College Admission

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Many prestigious schools send "likely letters" to their most coveted students to entice them to enroll. Read on to learn more about this marketing tool and the effect it has had on two recent recipients. read more

Good-Bad News: My Experience on College Waitlists

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Student, Urbana High School

Is there anything more nerve-racking than ending up on a college waitlist? Here, one student shares his experience...on two of them. read more