Tag: college myths

College Reality Check: Learn This Long Before You Leave

Senior Assistant Editor & Counselor Communications Coordinator, CollegeXpress

College is a great time, but don't fool yourself into thinking it's going to be this perfect experience. Here's a reality check and advice you need to keep in mind. read more

The Worst Myth: College Is for Rich Kids

Freelance Writer

Do you need to be rich in order to get a college degree? Absolutely not! But if you're concerned about affording your college costs, check out this advice. read more

How to Spot Crazy College Admission Myths

College Counselor, Collegewise

We've all heard some crazy college admission stories...but which ones are true and what are just stories? Here's how to spot the difference!f read more

True or False? Clearing Up College Myths


Take a look at the most common myths about college, from getting scholarships with a low GPA to whether or not admission counselors really read your essays. read more

9 College Admission Myths, Busted!

CollegeXpress Student Writer

You've heard a lot about the college search over the years--and we guarantee a lot of what you've heard isn't true. Here are 9 common admission myths cleared up. read more

College Myths Exposed

Senior Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

If you have a child going off to college in the near future, you've probably already started thinking about the "worst" that can happen. Well, I have some good news . . . college isn't as scary as you might think! read more