Category: College Applications

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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, 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 […]

12 min read In this publication, Admissions Expert Lily gives a thorough senior year checklist for students applying to colleges in the fall. For more guidance on how to prepare […]

Photographer: Alyssa Ledesma | Source: Unsplash In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com admissions expert Zoe Edington shares tips on how to prepare for college during your sophomore year of high school. For […]

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 […]

Photographer: Erin Doering | Source: Unsplash In the following article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Kim Phan (Harvard ‘21) shares tips for how to choose between a liberal arts and a pre-professional […]