Tag: college decisions

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

4 Questions to Ask if You Get a Rejection Letter

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Getting rejected from a college you're excited about is difficult. Ask yourself these four questions to help get past the sting of receiving a 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. read more

How to Beat Winter Stress Senior Year of High School

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Student, Urbana High School

The stretch between January and February can be one of the most stressful parts of high school. These tips can help you stay sane. read more

What if You and Your Parents Disagree About Colleges?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer; President, EducatedQuest.com

College is, in theory, that magical point where parents start to let go. Of course, some parents will just hold on a little tighter... read more

4 Ways to Find Your College Fit

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Co-author, The Other College Guide

Not every college is a perfect fit for you. So how do you figure out which one is? Find out by investigating these four elements. read more

Benefits of a Diverse Campus

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Broadcast Journalism Major, Boston University

Choosing your future school is obviously a personal choice, so it's important do what will make you most comfortable and enjoy the experience! But for those students unsure of whether or not to attend a school with a lot of variety or the same mix of people, here's some reasons why I find it important to focus on college diversity when applying or deciding on colleges. read more

Transfer Does Not Mean Failure

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Assistant Editor, Online Specialist

This series of blog posts I wanted to call Zen and the Art of Transferring, but I have a feeling nobody would read it. It is around this time in the semester when students, especially freshmen, are realizing that the colleges they chose might not be right for them. Don't panic. read more