October 29, 2019

 

How to Apply for College: A Downloadable Checklist

October 30th is Checklist Day! In honor of this momentous holiday, we’re going to talk about...

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

 

There are any number of formulas out there for writing personal statements for undergraduate applications. Some encourage you to stick to the traditional opening-body-conclusion ...

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 17, 2018

These insider tips can help you ace undergraduate interviews for highly selective colleges and universities.

Optional Interviews Aren’t Really Optional

Even if an interview is...

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

Writer’s block can hinder even the best ideas for a college or university admissions essay. This is understandable, as there is a lot of pressure associated...

September 13, 2018

 

By the end of your junior year or the beginning of your senior year of high school, you'll need to ask one to three...

September 12, 2018

 

During your junior year of high school, you probably are starting to think about going to a college or university. Although most of 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...

September 5, 2018

 

Applicants who are dealing with difficult situations at home, such as a chronically ill parent or family hardship, should tell the admissions office about...

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...

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...

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...

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...

August 23, 2018

You've heard it since elementary school: plagiarism is never acceptable. But knowing it's wrong doesn't mean you haven't done it-many of us don't fully understand...