Tag: preparing for college

You Got Accepted to Your #1 College! Now What?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You (finally) got into your dream college. Now what? Here's a to-do list to tackle after you enroll at your future college or university. read more

How to Choose Your College Classes: A Guide for First-Year Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's important to plan out your college classes carefully each semester! Here's a guide for first-year students who may be unfamiliar with what courses they should pick. read more

Everything You Need for Your Dorm Room

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Dorm room shopping can add a whole new meaning to the word stress. Here's a list to get you on the right track for back-to-school shopping. read more

10 Things You Need to Know How to Do Before Going to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Transitioning from high school to college can be difficult. But learning how to do these 10 things before starting your freshman year will make your life easier! read more

College Ready: How Dual Credit Helped Prepare Me for the Future

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Karen went to a dual credit high school during senior year, earning 35 credits before she graduated! Read on to learn how her experience prepared her for what lies ahead in college. read more

A First-Year's Summer Checklist for Preparing for College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Preparing for your first year of college now will save you both time and stress in the long run. Here's everything you should do this summer to get ready for freshman year! read more

Dual Enrollment: The Secret to Getting Ahead in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Dual enrollment is a great way to bring your academics to the next level. Here's how you can get ahead by taking college-level courses for credit in high school. read more

Fun Ways to Prepare for Your Freshman Year of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College-bound students have right to be enthusiastic--and a little nervous--about their future. Here's how to channel all that energy into ways to get ready for your freshman year. read more

Should I be worried about college as a high school freshman?

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Should you be "worried" about college now, as an incoming high school freshman? No, you should definitely not be worried. However! Even though it's early, you should be thinking about college. At least a little bit. read more

4 Important Lessons From High School to Take With You to College

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Varsity Tutors Contributing Writer

Though there are a lot of new things to learn at the postsecondary level, students can still apply some of the same techniques that were successful in high school to their college education. read more