Tag: recommendations

Entertainment Picks to Help Pass the Time

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We have the cure for your social distancing boredom. Check out this huge list of movie, TV, book, music, and podcast recommendations from CX users! read more

Spring College Planning Checklist for High School Juniors

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Founder, Moon Prep

The second half of junior year is the prime time to start planning for college. Here's what you should be doing to prepare for college application season during the spring of junior year and into the summer. read more

Letters of Recommendation Made Easy: Who, How, and When to Ask

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you play your cards right, you won't have to stress about asking for a letter of recommendation. Follow these tips to get recommended worry free! read more

Why Every College Student Should Attend Office Hours

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Clemson University

Going to your professors' office hours won't hurt you in any way; it can only benefit you. Here's how. read more

How can I get letters of recommendation for my transfer application after a short period of time?

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This may sound odd, but why are you transferring after a short time? You should remain in one college for at least a year before considering transfer. read more

Guest Post: Your Most Important Resource in Music Performance College Search

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Data Entry Specialist, Carnegie Communications

Music performance programs can be very vigorous and competitive, and to have the best chance of getting into your first choice school, you need to make some informed decisions. read more

Guide Freshmen Through the Next Four Years

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

As a college counselor, you can play a pivotal role in keeping your students grounded and focused on their future early on. This post and next, I'll be discussing just a few of the many ways you can help your freshmen make the most of their vital but fleeting high school years. read more

International College Application Do's and Don'ts

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Director of Admission, Loyola New Orleans University

Don't forget to check out these reminders for your college application! read more

International Students and the Job Search

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Finding a job in general can be challenging. As an international student, there are even more details to keep in mind. read more

Applying to Graduate School

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If you're planning on applying to grad school, you're probably wondering what the basic steps are and what your timeline should be. The single best piece of advice in this process is...do everything early! read more