Category: College Applications

If you’re worried about your SAT scores, consider applying to a Test-Optional College. This guide covers the 25 Best Test-Optional Schools!

What is a good PSAT score, what is a good SAT score? Read this expert guide to SAT, ACT, and PSAT scores to answer all your questions today!

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!

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 […]

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 […]