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College by Dr. Dre

College by Dr. Dre

What would you do with a degree in "disruption?"

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 4, 2013
Basics of Transferring from a Community College

Basics of Transferring from a Community College

Make the transfer process from a community college seamlessly.

By Bridget Kulla
Published October 4, 2010
College Application & Admissions FAQ

College Application & Admissions FAQ

Quick tips for campus visits, letters of recommendation, standardized tests, and early admission.

By CampusCompare.com
Published March 5, 2009
Step-by-Step Guide to Transferring Colleges

Step-by-Step Guide to Transferring Colleges

Follow these 9 steps for a smooth transfer between schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 28, 2014
Top 10 Tips for Admissions

Top 10 Tips for Admissions

Take a strong course schedule. Your class record is a big part of your college application. Don't take courses that simply pad your GPA. Challenge yourself. Take AP, IB or honors ...

By Michael Pugh
Published June 4, 2008
The Unintended Stress from a Plate of Spaghetti

The Unintended Stress from a Plate of Spaghetti

A student talks about the unintended stress from a plate of spaghetti while going through the admissions process.

By Kristin Drew
Published April 21, 2009
Find Your Perfect SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

Find Your Perfect SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

It’s not as difficult as it sounds; you just need to find the right studying strategy.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 23, 2015
Senior Year Blog: Archive Nov. 8 - Jan. 11

Senior Year Blog: Archive Nov. 8 - Jan. 11

A High School Senior Shares is experiences preparing for college. Different Year, Same Old Blog Jan. 11, 2006 Ahoy, my friends! Happy belated new year to you all! It's 2006 and ...

By Rich Coleman
Published June 5, 2007
Pursue Your Passion: 8 Weird Schools

Pursue Your Passion: 8 Weird Schools

Find a school and do what you love.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 24, 2015
Against the Clock

Against the Clock

Taking standardized tests is tough but, if you prepare properly, it can be a lot less stressful!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2014
SAT Essay Becoming Optional, Among Other Changes

SAT Essay Becoming Optional, Among Other Changes

The changes will take effect in 2016 – a year that many students will undoubtedly consider their lucky break.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2014
Are You Ready to Answer the Question?

Are You Ready to Answer the Question?

This student gives his first-hand account in trying to answer where his college search will take him.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published January 9, 2007
Unlocking the Mystery of College Admissions for Parents

Unlocking the Mystery of College Admissions for Parents

Unlike when you were enrolling in school, the college admissions process is full of twists and turns these days. Students have to meet several different deadlines for various types of applications, ...

By Stephen J. Pemberton, Senior Assistant Director of Admission at Boston College
Published March 9, 2009
My Life as an Imaginary Scholarship Provider

My Life as an Imaginary Scholarship Provider

A students shares how she would judge scholarships.

Published June 5, 2007
May Checklist for Parents

May Checklist for Parents

There are things parents can do to help high schoolers and soon-to-be-college students prepare for their next phase in life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 2015
The Flamboyantly Orange Unisuit

The Flamboyantly Orange Unisuit

A student provides her account of how the admissions process can at sometimes be embarrassing.

By Kristin Drew
Published November 23, 2007
Top 10 Cheapest Colleges with Out-of-State Tuition

Top 10 Cheapest Colleges with Out-of-State Tuition

There are out-of-state schools, which offer affordable tuition for students looking to attend an out-of-state college!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 27, 2015
Why I Want an English Degree

Why I Want an English Degree

Clinging to the narrow railing, I eagerly waited for my turn to mount the remaining steps of the dilapidated book mobile. My seven-year-old eyes scanned the narrow shelves lining the trailer ...

Published June 5, 2007
Who's Really #1?

Who's Really #1?

With so many college rankings, is there a way to determine a REAL number one?

By Dr. Kat Cohen, CEO and Founder of ApplyWise.com
Published March 12, 2009
Everything You Need to Know About Taking  the GMAT

Everything You Need to Know About Taking the GMAT

Taking the GMAT? Get everything you need to know here.

Published January 19, 2016