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Helpful tips, resources, and articles from our Admissions Experts and the CollegeAdvisor team.

Looking for the best college towns? Explore dozens of colleges towns in our expert guide to best college towns in America by region!

Best Colleges in Texas – Introduction Are you looking for the best colleges in Texas? The answer to “what are the best colleges in Texas” will be different for every […]

Curious whether you need a college resume? Check out this guide on how to write a resume for college with real college resume examples today!

Ever thought about taking a Gap Year? Explore our expert guide to answer your questions about what is a gap year and why you might take one?

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!

Worried about the cost of college and student loan debt? Learn what Biden’s student loan debt relief program means for college graduates!

Wondering how to write a personal statement? Read five personal statement examples in this CollegeAdvisor guide to Personal Statements today!

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 […]

What to Bring to College – An Introduction to the College Packing List Now that you’ve mastered the art of distilling who you are into a college application, your next […]

Average GPA for College & GPA Requirements: Introduction Your Grade Point Average (GPA) plays an important role in the college application process. But you may be wondering just how important […]

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 […]

Best Schools for Architecture: An Introduction You love art, mathematics, and science: you’re a critical thinker with a creative side. You aren’t afraid of a demanding profession with long hours. […]

College Enrollment Guide So you’re past applications and have moved on to the exciting process of college enrollment! Well, congratulations. Choosing what school you’re going to attend is an exciting […]

Best Liberal Arts Colleges and Beyond: An Introduction  A liberal arts degree can get you a long way. If you’re wondering about the best liberal arts colleges in the U.S. […]

Top Engineering Colleges, Best Computer Science Schools, and Best Colleges for Science: An Introduction As a science or engineering student, the college application process can feel daunting. With so many […]

Best Universities for Business & Best Colleges for Economics- Overview So, you’re interested in majoring in business or economics in college and thinking about the best universities for business and […]

College Acceptance Letters- A CollegeAdvisor Guide Every year, when college acceptance letters are sent out, thousands of students hope to receive a college acceptance letter. The letter confirms that they’ve […]

College Application Letters College application cover letters support your college applications, college resume, and college application essay prompts. In combination with the other elements of your college applications, particularly your […]