Tag: college search advice

How to Help a Reluctant Student With College Plans

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Freelance Writer

High school is when college conversations begin in earnest, but sometimes students don't readily engage. Here's how parents can help get the ball rolling. read more

4 Things to Keep in Mind When Applying to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Remember these four things before you send in your college applications. read more

What Really Matters in Your College Search

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Senior Vice President for Enrollment and Institutional Planning, Drew University

Advice from an admission insider to help you discern what you truly want and need out of your college of choice. read more

Surviving Your College Search: A 5-Step Plan

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Student, Brandeis University

In the college search, everyone says "the world is your oyster!" But what do you do when the oyster feels more like a blue whale? read more

Community College and Transferring: Are You Ready?

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Freelance Writer

In the 2010-2011 academic year, 45% of all students who completed a degree at a four-year institution had previously enrolled in a two-year institution. With four-year colleges and universities costing up to $60,000 per year, community colleges provide an affordable option for millions of people. read more