Tag: student stories

Spreading My Wings, Trying New Things, and Overcoming FOMO on Campus

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

When you find your niche on campus, it can be hard to leave it behind. But going off campus and out of your comfort zone can lead to amazing learning experiences. read more

College Admission Interviews: My Advice and Experience

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Tips and real-world experiences for the college admission interview read more

My Decision to Transfer Colleges: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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Student, College of William & Mary

Phoebe's transfer story has a happy ending...but it took a long time to get there. read more

Inside My Grad School Experience: Real Student Stories and Advice

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As you go through your grad school search, you'll probably want to pick the brain of a current grad student. Don't worry--we did it for you. read more

Transfers: Don't Be Afraid to Follow Your Own Path

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Student, California State University, Northridge

One student shares the fears she had as she transferred from a community college to a four-year university and why she's glad she followed her own academic path. read more

Where Should I Sit? An International Student's Story

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Student, St. John's University

A student from Colombia shares her journey coming to the United States and her quest for racial tolerance throughout high school and college. read more

A Tale of Two Transfer Students

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Finding the right college is always a combination of head and heart. Transfer students, like these two, know that better than most. read more