Tag: do's and don'ts

How to Balance College, Work, and Social Time: Top 10 Do's and Don'ts

CollegeXpress Student Writer, California State University, Fresno

Classes, coursework, friends, jobs, naptime...there's a lot of stuff to juggle in college! Here's what you should (and shouldn't) do to balance your life on campus. read more

College Search Do's and Don'ts

Freelance Writer

The college search process isn't an easy one, and it's hard to know what to do and what to avoid. Here's our advice for college search do's and don'ts. read more

Top SAT Do's and Don'ts

CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you're preparing to take the SAT, here are a few things you should think about doing (and not doing) before taking the test. read more

Do's and Don'ts for Writing an Amazing SAT Essay

Senior Writer, Wow Writing Workshop

These simple SAT essay do's and don'ts can help you express yourself clearly and build your confidence on test day. read more

Overlooked Test Prep Do's and Don'ts

Student, Heritage Christian School

The essential (but sometimes forgotten) do's and don'ts of preparing for the SAT or ACT from someone who's tried them all. read more

Top Social Media Do's and Don'ts for Job Seekers


When used wisely, social media can potentially help you find and land your dream job. Read on for a few tips on tweeting your way to the top of your field. read more

How to Write a Transfer Essay That Works

Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Marketing, Sacred Heart University

Before sitting down to write your transfer college application essay, use this one simple question as a guideline to your future: why are you applying to this particular college? read more

One-on-One with Higher Ed Experts: Jim Terhune, Student Life

V.P. for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Colby College

We asked Jim Terhune, V.P. for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for his take on everything from the biggest surprises about college life to top do's and don'ts to the best place to grab a bite. read more