Tag: college search

5 Free College Search Apps You Need to Try

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

We do everything on our phones these days--why not search for colleges too? Check out these five free apps that can help you find your perfect college! read more

What Do You "Want" and "Need" in a College?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Part 2 of making your perfect college list! It's time to identify your "wants" and "needs" so you can narrow down your college choices even further. 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

4 Ways to Help Your High School Freshman or Sophomore Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Think it's too early to talk to your freshman or sophomore about college? Certainly not! Here are four ways to help your student start thinking about the future. read more

Still Waiting on Admission Decisions? 5 Things You Should Do

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Finishing your college applications is an amazing feeling...until you're waiting for your admission decisions. Luckily, there are many things you can do to keep your mind busy and prepare for the (hopefully good) news. read more

How I Made My Final College Decision

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, The University of Alabama

If you're stuck trying to decide between two similar colleges, it's okay! Read on to see how one student finally chose where she wanted to go. read more

Finding a Public College That Fits

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Former Executive Director of Admission, University of Colorado Boulder

If you've decided to attend a public college, you already know about the benefits they offer. But how do you choose the right one for you? Find out here! read more

4 Things You Shouldn't Overlook When Choosing a College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

There are so many factors to consider when making your final college decision, but these are four of the more underrated things that students shouldn't forget about. read more

5 Questions to Answer Before Becoming a College Athlete

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Digital Advertising Associate, Carnegie Dartlet

You have a lot of options as a student-athlete, so how do you narrow them down? Here are five questions to ask yourself as you start the college search. 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