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3 Practical Benefits of Taking a Gap Year Before College

A gap year is a great opportunity to gain experience, life skills, and clarity on your next steps after high school. Learn more about the benefits here.

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

How to Clean Up Your Social Media for College Admission

We have one more item for students to add to their college admission to-do lists: Clean up your social media! Here’s why it’s important and what to review.

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

How to Write a Great Essay About Your Ideal College Major

Writing about why you're pursuing a major and your passions in an admission essay can feel vulnerable, but it's powerful. Here's how to go about it easily!

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Unique Extracurricular Activities for a Better College Application

Extracurriculars can give you an edge in college admission, but unique activities can really make your résumé stand out. Learn how to pursue them here!

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

How Speech and Debate Can Make You a Better Student

Speech and debate is a great activity that teaches you valuable skills you can use in college and beyond. Read on to learn about four major benefits.

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Loyola University New Orleans

5 Valuable Benefits to Blogging as a College Student

Creating and maintaining a blog in college has some serious personal and professional benefits. Check out all the great reasons to start writing here!

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Vanderbilt University

4 Unexpected Benefits for Secular Students at Religious Colleges

Don’t write off a religious college just because you’re not. A student shares four amazing but unexpected benefits she’s discovered at her Catholic school!

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Loyola University New Orleans

3 Ways to Improve Your Test Prep for the New Digital SAT

The new digital SAT will look similar in a lot of ways—and different in many others. Here are three ways to adapt your test prep for the new test format.

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Making Time for Things You Love: How to Mix Schoolwork With Your Passions

Blending your interests with your schoolwork makes life as a student a lot more enjoyable! Here’s how to mix some fun into all your responsibilities.

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College Expectations: Why It's Important to Personalize Your Own Experience

Your college life doesn’t have to include the stereotypical campus experience. Everyone is different and should set their own expectations. Here’s how!

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

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