Tag: preparing for college

How to Team Up With Your Teen on the College Search

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Freelance Writer

You know you want to help your child with their college search, but what can you do? Here's how you can help your student throughout this process. read more

Video: Leaving Home for the First Time

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Leaving home for the first time is a huge (scary) step in your college life. Here are some things to expect and a bit of advice for what to do when you take that leap. read more

How to Prepare for College During the Last Days of Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The end of summer and your first semester of college is coming faster than you think. Follow these tips to make sure you aren't behind before the school year even starts. read more

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