Category: Admissions Tips

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert KiKi explains what being a first-generation college student means. Kiki covers what first-generation college students need to know during the application process and how […]

In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com admissions expert Lara walks us through the college application process for the international student. For more guidance on the college application process in general, sign up for a monthly […]

In the following article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Kim Phan (Harvard ‘21) shares tips on how to choose your college essay topic. For more guidance on the college applications process in general, sign up for a monthly plan […]

In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Abbie explains how college rankings are calculated and how they impact the application process. For more guidance on planning for the future and the […]

In this article, College Advisor Julia discusses the new Common App essay prompt. For more guidance on your personal essays and the college application process in general, sign up for to […]

1 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com admissions expert Phillip shares tips on how to plan your summer activities and extracurriculars for college applications. For more guidance on building a college list […]

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 […]

5 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com admissions expert Rashmi shares tips for applying to college as an aspiring pre-med student. For more guidance on the college application process in […]

4 min read Figuring out your extracurriculars in college can be challenging, especially if you’re hoping for a career in a particular field. However, contrary to popular belief, your extracurriculars […]

4 min read In this informational essay, former admissions officer Monica explains the test-optional policy and how students can decide whether to take standardized tests. For more guidance on personal […]

5 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com admissions expert Chloe discusses how younger students can prepare themselves to be competitive applicants at Ivy League schools. For more guidance on applying to Ivy […]

5 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Tamara shares tips for families to be involved in their child’s college application process without being a helicopter parent. For more guidance […]

6 min read In this article, College Admissions Expert KiKi details the importance of a personal narrative and the role it plays in completing a student’s college application. For more guidance […]

11 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Experts Theodore and Abbie define college acceptance rates and the role they play when creating a college list. For more guidance on […]

8 min read Check out the article below for tips from CollegeAdvisor.com’s Admissions Experts on how to write a great college essay. For more guidance on personal essays and the college […]