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Top College Essay Tips From Admission Insiders

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

The college essay can help your application, or it can hurt it. You want to stand out in a good way...and these admission experts know how you can do just that. read more

Why Are Campus Visits So Important?

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Campus visits play a crucial role in finding the best-fit college for your needs. Check out what our experts have to say about why they're so important. read more

7 Big Mistakes Graduate School Applicants Should Avoid

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Grad School Enrollment Experts

Some mistakes can send your grad school applications straight to the trash. Avoid these faux pas or you'll stand out to admissions for all the wrong reasons! read more

How Do I Choose Between the SAT and the ACT?

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You should take the test that fits best with your learning and test-taking style. read more

How can parents cope with a child who doesn't want to go to college?

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Tell the student that she can take one year to work at something productive and to begin to pay her own bills, including her rent to you, car insurance, dry cleaning, etc. read more

What can parents do if they disagree with their child's college choice(s)?

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Unless it is a financial consideration, the decision is the student's. It is the student who has to live at the college, not the parent. read more

What is a B.S./M.D. program?

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B.S./M.D. programs allow seniors in high school to apply to college and medical school right from high school. There are about 80 of these programs throughout the United States. read more

The CollegeXpress Ultimate College Search Guide

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This guide has everything you need to find the right college(s) for you. Learn when to start your search, how to find your perfect college match, and more! read more

The Pros and Cons of Transferring

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Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions, Manhattanville College

If you are interested in transferring to another college or university, there are several pros and cons to consider before taking the leap. read more

Top 10 Tips for Exploring College Majors

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A top 10 list to help you pick the perfect major or to steer you toward exploring, undecided, or undeclared. read more