Tag: student advice

An Easy Plan for Starting Your College Application Essays Over the Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Summer is a great time to get a head start on your college application essay. Get started with these quick brainstorming and writing tips from a real student! read more

High School Extracurriculars: What Impresses Admission Committees (and What Doesn’t)

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Hoping to impress college admission committees with your extracurriculars? Here’s what they’re looking for and what they don’t want to see on your applications. read more

12 Tips and Tricks to Build Confidence in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Confidence is an important trait you'll need in college. Here's some advice to help you become more confident in high school and succeed in everything you do! read more

The Best Back-to-School Advice From Real Students

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CX users submitted their best back-to-school tips to help you excel in your classes, improve your organizational skills, and be your best self. Learn more here! read more

How to Make Your Best College List and the Ultimate Choice

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Northwestern University

Making a final college decision is daunting, but this advice from a real student can help you build a strong list of schools that you'll feel confident about. read more

COVID-19: Why Is Social Distancing Important?

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Content Strategist, Carnegie Dartlet

You're young and healthy, so why should YOU have to take part in "social distancing"? Find out why we all play a crucial role in stalling coronavirus now. read more

6 Valuable Tips for College Life Beyond the Classroom

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Loyola University New Orleans

Student writer Zia just finished her first semester of college and wants to share her newfound wisdom to make your first semester the most successful it can be. read more

Top 5 Tips for Having the Best College Experience

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Sonoma State University

Who isn't trying to live their best life in college? Here are five tips from a student who's been there so you can easily have the best college experience ever! read more

Helpful Answers to Your Questions About Grad School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Thinking about going to grad school? Check out this advice from real students to help you determine if a graduate degree is the right choice for you. read more

Words of Wisdom From the Class of 2018

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CollegeXpress student writers from the Class of 2018 share some parting advice for high school underclassmen! read more