September 18, 2018

Have your written your first college/university admission essay draft yet? Yes? Great! You’re in the right place.

Step One: Sleep On It

Editing directly after...

September 18, 2018

Waiting is the most difficult part of the college/university admissions process. There are a number of reasons to consider applying Early Action (EA) or Early Decision...

September 18, 2018

It’s crunch time. The last four years? They’ve been leading up to this. “This” being applying for college. You can feel the pressure with...

September 18, 2018

May 1 was Decision Day, the day that many students must decide which college or university they will attend in the fall (specifically, which schools require...

September 18, 2018

There’s a reason we all prize getting off on the right foot — it’s a lot easier to jump higher if you’ve pushed off from...

September 17, 2018

When it comes to the SAT and ACT, high scores mean a greater chance getting into a college or university. Although there are many other...

September 17, 2018

report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that 35% of undergraduate students transferred to a new school from 2004 to 2009. The report...

September 17, 2018

Are you applying to wrong schools for the wrong reasons? It happens all the time. A third of students at four-year colleges and universities transfer....

September 17, 2018

You should aim for your dreams in the undergraduate application process, but you can’t be certain of anything. It's important to apply to at least one college or...

September 17, 2018

What is a legacy student, why does it matter, when does it matter and what should you do if you aren't one? Read on to learn...

September 17, 2018

You’ll have several presentations to make throughout your undergraduate years, but the prospect of public speaking combined with academic stress can terrify students. Here are...

September 17, 2018

Getting into your top choice isn't impossible, but it will be challenging. To make the process easier, read these 12 tips to improve your odds...

September 14, 2018

Your vision of your undergraduate experience might differ from that of your parents. This disconnect can be a source of contention as college and university...

September 13, 2018

The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) is an association of 11 private liberal arts schools in New England, specifically Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New...

September 13, 2018

Do you have questions about SAT Subject Tests? If so, you are in the right place. Here are 10 things you need to know about SAT Subject...

September 13, 2018

There’s plenty to be done while you’re finishing your senior year of high school. So procrastinating the undergraduate application process can throw a wrench into...

September 12, 2018

The following is a short list of colleges and universities that are well known for the strength of their transfer programs. Additionally, these institutions consciously maintain...

September 12, 2018

For decades, anxious teenagers and their parents complained about the inability to take the SAT and ACT in summer. Finally, the test makers listened. Now,...

September 12, 2018

Many high school students wonder about the importance of Advanced Placement (AP) classes and test scores when applying to an undergraduate program. The answer largely depends on the...

September 6, 2018

College admissions officers are now spending less time reviewing college applications. Admissions officers working in teams of two used to spend 12-15 minutes with an application, but currently...

September 6, 2018

For high school students who want to earn some academic credit before college, taking summer classes at an established university is a great way to...

September 5, 2018

In that anxious period of time leading up to the release of college acceptance letters, students often wonder if they should contact the colleges they applied...

September 5, 2018

What does it mean to be waitlisted? Most of the time, it means you have the academic credentials to be admitted, but for one reason...

September 5, 2018

In March, college admissions officers make their final decisions, seal the envelopes and mail them to all of the eagerly awaiting applicants. Most students spend half of their...

September 5, 2018

U.S. colleges and universities are a popular destination for international students seeking to further their undergraduate and graduate education.

More than 1 million international students...

August 29, 2018

Juggling multiple college application requirements, deadlines and fees just became a lot easier. Cappex has created the Application Manager to simplify the college admissions process, saving you...

August 28, 2018

Your senior year of high school is the perfect time to prep for your next four years at a college or university. So there's a...

August 28, 2018

There’s no magic way to get free money for college, other than to apply and win scholarships. If you want to trim hundreds or even thousands...

August 28, 2018

As you're getting ready to apply to college, you'll hear a lot about your transcripts. This can be a little intimidating, especially as most high...

August 27, 2018

There are multiple ways to earn a bachelor's degree and one of these options is to enroll in a community college following high school graduation. Once you’ve completed...

August 24, 2018

You made it! Your last year of high school is here, and while it’s tempting to let senioritis get the best of you, don’t get...