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Early, Rolling, Regular: When To Apply for College?

There is no one answer to the question of Early vs. Regular, and feel free to walk away from anyone who tries to tell you otherwise. What is right for you will depend on your unique combo of circumstances, ambitions, and constraints. Check out the [...]

But what if I choose the wrong college?

The idea that there is only one right college is a myth. Here’s why you shouldn’t be afraid of missing your destiny when it comes to choosing the best college for you.

How to build an impressive college application resume (and love doing it)

At first, making a college resume sounded dull and difficult. But once I realized it was really about doing what I loved, it came easy. Here’s how to impress colleges and enjoy doing it.

What I wish I had known before entering the college application process

Advice from a college freshman to high school seniors beginning the college application process.

7 things high school juniors can do now to gear up for college applications

College applications can quickly become overwhelming, but if you prepare and begin the process early, they’ll be ready to submit in no time.

6 simple tips for writing a killer college application essay

If the thought of writing college application essays makes you nervous, don't worry. With these simple tips, you'll learn what college admissions are looking for and how to show off your best side.

Apply yourself: Winning the college application game without losing your mind

Advice from three students who lost their minds so that now you don't have to.