Tag: college prep

How to Team Up With Your Teen on the College Search

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Freelance Writer

You know you want to help your child with their college search, but what can you do? Here's how you can help your student throughout this process. read more

How to Prepare for College During the Last Days of Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The end of summer and your first semester of college is coming faster than you think. Follow these tips to make sure you aren't behind before the school year even starts. read more

8 Advantages of Starting Your College Search Early

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

Senior year is a stressful time for most students. You can make it a little easier by starting your college search early in high school. Here are eight reasons why! read more

How to Spend Your Last Summer Before College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Sonoma State University

The last summer before college is a special time. You're done with high school and ready to start the next chapter. Make sure you enjoy it with these tips! read more

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