Tag: college research

Take Our Quiz! What's Your College Search Style?

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Take this quick and fun quiz to help determine your college search style. read more

College Search Websites and Resources Students Should Know About

CollegeXpress Student Writer

These websites are great resources for students during the college search (when you're done browsing CollegeXpress, of course!) read more

10 Things to Ask About at a College Fair

CollegeXpress Student Writer

College fairs are excellent resources to help you start your college search. Be sure to learn as much as you can by asking schools about these 10 topics. read more

5 Easy Ways to Start Your College Search

Freelance Writer

Finding the perfect college may not be easy. But starting the college search doesn't have to be hard. read more

The Facts You NEED to Find Out for Your Colleges


It's September. You're a high school senior. And your dream college ain't gonna find itself. read more

Lost and Found: 100 Brains at The University of Texas at Austin

Editor-in-Chief, Carnegie Communications

There was a small scramble this week to figure out the whereabouts of 100 brains at the University of Texas at Austin . . . just 100 brains. NBD. read more

Preparing Yourself: The April Vacation Research

Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

There's nothing better than April vacation in high school: the weather is perfect and you are just mere months away from summer. Vacation is great for kicking back and relaxing, but it is also free time to get your admission information on the right track. read more

Narrow Down Your College Choices


So you're looking at colleges. You want a school that's fun, affordable, and gives you the best education possible. But there's just one problem. Every college advertises itself as "Fun, affordable, and the best education." How do you know which is the right one for you? read more

Will joining a lot of clubs and activities boost my college application?

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Remember that quality of involvement is more important than quantity. Stick with activities that have always interested you, as most colleges can see through the applicant that pads their résumé, especially late in the game. read more

What should I do if my parents and I disagree about my college choices?

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It is quite common for students and their parents to disagree about the appropriate college choice. Think carefully what is most important to you as you start your college search. read more