Resources and Articles

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

Image: Student prepping for an interview | Photographer: LinkedIn Sales Navigator | Source: Unsplash So you’ve submitted your Common or Coalition application, and now you’re playing the waiting game. The […]

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When the time came for Admissions Expert Anya Ranganathan to apply for college, she was well-prepared for what was in store. She was raised in the college town of […]

Getting Involved on Campus Given the abundance of extracurriculars at Harvard, one can easily feel lost trying to wade through the hundreds of options. Luckily, Harvard’s clubs are broken down […]

Congratulations! You’ve finally received admission to that dream dual degree medical program! Now that you’re in, these next 6 to 8 years should fly by with no worries, right? Well, […]

Photographer: Ethan Robertson | Source: Unsplash Are you planning on applying to college during the 2021-2022 application cycle? If so, you likely already know that the summer before senior year […]

If you’re applying to college, you probably know that your list of activities and extracurriculars can make or break your admission results. But what distinguishes a good list from a […]

Photographer: Anna Earl | Source: Unsplash Looking for ways to volunteer as a high schooler? Hoping to get more involved in your community? Searching for a meaningful experience? If you’re […]

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