Tag: college prep

You Got Accepted to Your #1 College! Now What?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You (finally) got into your dream college. Now what? Here's a to-do list to tackle after you enroll at your future college or university. read more

Improving Your College Competitiveness: What Classes to Take Each Year of High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's no secret that honors and AP courses look great on college applications. Here are some other ways to maximize your class schedule each year of high school. read more

What to Study in High School to Improve Your College Chances

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Freelance Writer

What you take in high school can affect your college acceptances. Read this guide for some help on which classes to choose. read more

10 Things to Do Before Moving Out of State for College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Here are 10 things to do before you move out of state for college from a student who's been there, done that. read more

5 Tips for Freshman Orientation

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Freshman orientation is your first glimpse at college life, so it can be a bit intimidating. But you will survive it, especially if you follow these five tips. read more

Empowered by Perspective: Top Tips for Minority and First-Gen College Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Stanford University

For minority, first-generation, and low-income students, preparing for college can be daunting. But this advice from their peers can help! read more

Pre-College Prep: How to Get Ready for Your First Semester

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether you're excited, nervous, or both, there are a lot of things to do before you start your first year of college. Here's how to prepare so you feel more comfortable and prepared on move-in day. read more

4 Summer Activities That Will Impress Colleges

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Summer isn't all about getting ready for college...but it is a great time for that! And you can fit that stuff in around having fun and relaxing too. read more

How College Students Can Stay Sharp Over Summer Break

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English Tutor, TutorNerd

From organization to internships, here's what college students can do to stay sharp over the summer while still enjoying this much-deserved time off. read more

Why You Should Take IB Classes in High School Instead of AP

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CollegeXpress Student Writer; Graduate, University of Colorado, Boulder

Are you considering IB classes in high school? Here are some of the benefits and challenges of this advanced curriculum. read more