Tag: preparing for college

How to Spend Your Last Summer Before College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Sonoma State University

The last summer before college is a special time. You're done with high school and ready to start the next chapter. Make sure you enjoy it with these tips! read more

4 Ways to Help Your High School Senior Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Your high school senior will be off to college before you know it. Here's how you can assist them during their last year of high school. read more

4 Ways to Help Your High School Junior Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Junior year is when college planning kicks into high gear. Check out these four tips to help your teen prepare for the whole process. read more

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