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Want to know how to apply to UC Schools? Read our expert guide to the UC Application today and make applying to any UC school a breeze!

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What college should I go to? An Introduction Congratulations on being accepted to college! Now, you might be wondering, “What college should I go to?”  Doing some college comparison exercises […]

The College List – An Introduction CollegeAdvisor’s College Finder Series is designed to help you navigate every part of choosing the right college for you, including:   Searching for colleges SAT […]

The College Search– An Introduction As you begin your college search and try to find a college that fits, you’ll undoubtedly face lots of questions. Do you prefer a suburban […]

As you begin your college admissions process, you may hear about “first generation college students.” This might lead you to wonder: what are first generation college students? Am I a […]

The College Recommendation Letter – An Introduction As you begin your college application process, you will likely hear a lot about college recommendation letters. In this guide, with insight from […]

CollegeAdvisor’s 10 Best Examples of College Essays and Why They Worked The college essay is one of the most important parts of the college admissions process—and it’s also one of […]

Your Dream School: What It Is and How CollegeAdvisor.com Can Help Finding your dream school can be a real challenge. Or, maybe you already know the schools you want to […]

The most important step in the college application process is creating lists of colleges you want to target.  As you make your list, both global and US college rankings can provide useful information. This can help you find the best colleges and best universities for you. 

In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com admissions expert Finn explains the importance of parent involvement in the college application process. For more guidance on the college application process in general, sign up for […]

For the latest information on USC’s supplemental essays, check out our 2021-2022 USC Essay Guide. In this University of Southern California Essay Guide, we will cover how to approach the 2020-2021 USC […]

Not sure how to approach the UPenn essay prompts? CollegeAdvisor.com’s guide to the UPenn supplemental essays will show you exactly how to write engaging UPenn essays and maximize your chances […]

6 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com admissions experts Julia R. and Finn B. share tips on how to choose the best high school courses for college applications. For more […]

4 min read In this article, a CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert shares tips on how to build solid relationships with teachers to obtain great letters of recommendation for college. For more […]

Raise your hand if you’re a high school senior, and your college applications to-do list looks more like a to-do tower – shadowing over you with seemingly endless tasks and […]

Penn State (PSU), aptly named Happy Valley, is a gorgeous campus with a myriad of things to see and do. The bustling campus can feel overwhelming for new students trying […]

College Interview Questions and how to prepare for a College Interview? In this “College Interview” guide, we offer some of our top college interview tips for how to prepare for […]