Tag: college planning

Advice Beyond the Classroom: My First Semester

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Loyola University New Orleans

Student writer Zia just finished her first semester of college and wants to share her newfound wisdom to make your first semester the most successful it can be. read more

Infographic: Budgeting 101: Saving Money in College

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Are you stressing out because you never seem to have enough money to pay your bills and have fun in college? Don't worry! We've got tips for you to master budgeting and save some of your cash. read more

10 SAT Score Improvement Tips

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Writer, PrepExpert

The SAT is challenging, so don't feel bad if the test didn't go well the first time. Improve your SAT test scores for your retake with these top tips! read more

How to Make the Most Out of College Fairs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

An important part of the college search process is going to college fairs. Take a look at these tips to get the most out of the next fair you attend. read more

How to Build the Perfect College List

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether you're an underclassman just thinking about college or a senior deciding on where to apply, these tips will help you organize your research and make your final college list. read more

Spring College Planning Checklist for High School Juniors

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Founder, Moon Prep

The second half of junior year is the prime time to start planning for college. Here's what you should be doing to prepare for college application season during the spring of junior year and into the summer. read more

5 Ways to Get a Head Start on the College Admission Process

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's always a good idea to be thinking about your college applications, even if you are only a freshman or sophomore in high school. And doing these five things now will help you stand in the admission process later! read more

College Prep Steps Every High School Student Should Know About

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Managing Editor, Peterson's & EssayEdge

The best way to maintain your course toward college and not end up freaking out right before applications are due is to create a schedule and break it down over your four high school years. read more

Tom Kleese, Founder and College Planning Guru, OnCampus College Planning

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Tom Kleese is the founder of OnCampus College Planning. He has six years of experience in college planning and has a background in both high school and college teaching. read more

Family Finances: Are You On the Right Path?

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Author; Publicity Expert

Some insider insights regarding balancing your family's finances--more important than ever when planning and paying for college! From the book Mastering the Mommy Track: Juggling Career and Kids In Uncertain Times by Erin Flynn Jay. read more