Resources and Articles

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

1 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Bailee shares tips for how parents can help their high school junior deal with stress. For more guidance on the college […]

7 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Tamara shares tips for what to do if your high school doesn’t offer extracurriculars. For more guidance on extracurriculars and the […]

6 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com admissions expert Caroline covers how to approach listing a major in your college applications. For more guidance on building a college list and […]

4 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com admissions expert Rashmi shared tips for high school students thinking about pursuing a pre-med track in college. For more guidance on the college […]

5 min read In July’s Student Spotlight, we’re speaking with Jyoti Rani. Having grown up in Silicon Valley, Jyoti Rani gravitated towards STEM. She knew that she wanted to take […]

5 min read In the following article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Kim Phan (Harvard ‘21) shares tips on how to find and take advantage of a summer internship. For more guidance on the college applications process in […]

4 min read The following article features an advisor spotlight of CollegeAdvisor.com’s Meaghan Gee (Cornell ‘19). For more information about our programming and personal guidance about the college application process, head to CollegeAdvisor.com and sign up […]

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 […]

4 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com admissions expert Rashmi lists public health programs and majors for students interested in the healthcare field. For more guidance on the college application […]

8 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert McKenzie provides an overview on HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities). For more guidance on the college applications process in general, sign up for […]

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 […]

6 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Laura provides some tips for incoming high school students to build new study habits and succeed in their classes. For more guidance on […]

6 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Michael gives best practices for doing community service and including it in your college applications. For more guidance on the college applications process […]

5 min read In the following article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Kim Phan (Harvard ‘21) shares tips on how middle schoolers can turn their hobbies and passions into extracurricular activities in high school. For more guidance on […]

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 Reading is a great way to supplement your learning and expand your perspective—especially as you prepare for college applications. Check out some of our recommendations for your […]

5 min read In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Chloe provides an overview on women’s colleges. For more guidance on the college applications process in general, sign up for a monthly plan to work […]

5 min read This is the first in a series of articles by McKenzie Murray detailing her experience of being a Black student at Cornell University. Throughout these articles, McKenzie […]

10 min read In the second installment of our series “Black Students and College Admissions,” CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert McKenzie details the structures at Cornell designed to facilitate Black students’ experiences on campus […]

12 min read This is the third and final installment of CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert McKenzie Murray’s series on Black students at Cornell University. In this article, McKenzie discusses her own […]

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 […]