Tag: high school

A Helpful Guide to High School and College Differences

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The transition from high school to college can be daunting. Head into your college journey more prepared with this guide of common differences you’ll encounter. read more

Your Important Questions on High School GPA, Answered

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Certified Educational Planner; Co-founder and President, One-Stop College Counseling

Your student's GPA is important to college admission, but it can be confusing and certainly isn't the only factor. Here's what to know about GPA, plus a Q&A. read more

Thankful for You: National School Counseling Week 2022

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In honor of this special week, we asked the CollegeXpress community what they appreciate about their counselors. Here are just a few of the amazing shoutouts! read more

12 Tips and Tricks to Build Confidence in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Confidence is an important trait you'll need in college. Here's some advice to help you become more confident in high school and succeed in everything you do! read more

5 Surprising Lessons to Help Get Through High School

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Senior Assistant Editor, CollegeXpress

High school isn't always easy, but you can make it way easier and more enjoyable for yourself by learning these valuable lessons before it's over. read more

A Look at US High Schools and COVID-19 Precautions

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Freelance Writer

As the pandemic changes, high school administrators are doing their best to keep up. Here's a look at COVID-19 precautions schools are taking this year. read more

Top 3 Tips for Finding Extracurricular Activities in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Northwestern University

Having trouble finding impressive high school extracurriculars? Check out one student's advice to help you think outside the box and find activities you enjoy. read more

The Best Back-to-School Advice From Real Students

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CX users submitted their best back-to-school tips to help you excel in your classes, improve your organizational skills, and be your best self. Learn more here! read more

2 Important Things That High Schools Don't Teach You

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Northwestern University

There are a lot of lessons students have to learn the hard way. Hopefully this advice for your high school years can make your life a little easier! read more

What Is Naviance and How Do I Use It?

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Many high schools use Naviance to help students plan for college, but what is it all about? Learn more about this college and career readiness tool here! read more