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What Can a Minor Do for You?

What Can a Minor Do for You?

Even if your major or degree pursuit does not require you to have a minor, it can be a smart to pursue beneficial to take one on to pursue one in order to provide yourself with a well-rounded education.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 2, 2014
Eat Your Way to a Higher SAT or ACT Score

Eat Your Way to a Higher SAT or ACT Score

Preparing for the college admission tests while eating potato chips and drinking cola? You may not be as ready for the SAT or ACT as you think. We talked to dieticians ...

By Renee Euchner
Published January 22, 2013
The Top 10 Most Expensive Colleges in America

The Top 10 Most Expensive Colleges in America

While most colleges are costly, these schools really break bank.

Published August 22, 2013
15 Crazy College Application Essay Questions

15 Crazy College Application Essay Questions

If you're lucky enough to have an admissions essay like one of these, let your imagination soar in creating your one-of-a-kind response.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 10, 2014
How to Narrow Down College Choices

How to Narrow Down College Choices

A student gives his account of narrowing down college choices.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published April 2, 2013
Spring 2015 Must-Dos for High School Students

Spring 2015 Must-Dos for High School Students

Whether you're a freshman or a senior, there's something you can be doing now for your college search.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 26, 2015
Playing the NCAA Game: Rules for Recruitment

Playing the NCAA Game: Rules for Recruitment

Just like the rules and regulations of any sport, the NCAA rules can be confusing. Check out the college recruiting game. The Recruitment Process So how do you become what the ...

By Elisa Kronish
Published June 3, 2008
Study Abroad Basics

Study Abroad Basics

Every year, more than 150,000 students decide to take their education outside of the classroom — and the country — to study abroad. While it can be a fantastic personal and ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 3, 2013
Getting into College with Bad Grades

Getting into College with Bad Grades

The number one rule to follow in college admissions? Don't give up!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 17, 2015
College Choice Questions

College Choice Questions

Deciding between schools? Get the answers you need by asking the right questions from the right resources.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 20, 2015
What to Do When You Make the Wait List

What to Do When You Make the Wait List

It’s easy to view being placed on the wait list as a rejection but, honestly, it’s not the end of the world.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 21, 2015
Writing the Perfect Admissions Essay

Writing the Perfect Admissions Essay

Strategizing is key and some essay-writing tips can help to do so.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 3, 2015
College Rumors Busted

College Rumors Busted

These college rumors get busted by our experts--find out what's true and what's just made up.

By Laure Jeanne Hammond
Published March 9, 2009
Ten Majors that Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

Ten Majors that Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

Want to try something new? Really new? That list of majors in the course catalog isn’t static. As technology advances and business evolves, fields of study that weren’t imagined or that ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published March 5, 2009
Write a Great College Admissions Essay

Write a Great College Admissions Essay

Learn how to write a great college admissions essay.

By Mike Pugh
Published March 9, 2009
Five Myths about Community Colleges

Five Myths about Community Colleges

Like most misconceptions, community college myths are based on elements of truth. But like most misconceptions, these myths lead to mistaken beliefs that could warp your ability to choose the right ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published September 4, 2008
Tuition Discount Secrets Revealed!

Tuition Discount Secrets Revealed!

Remember, when it comes to getting a discount on tuition, it never hurts to ask about the options available!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 5, 2015
Warm Winter College Choices

Warm Winter College Choices

With most of the country covered in snow, your college search may have taken a turn. If you’re a fair-weather kind of student, you should consider some of the hottest college ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 15, 2015
Know Your Tests: College Entrance Exams

Know Your Tests: College Entrance Exams

As you prepare for college, you'll encounter at least one (and probably more than one) of the following college entrance exams: PSAT/NMSQT: Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Assessment Test ...

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published September 4, 2008
39 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

39 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

Why pay to apply? There are plenty of great colleges that have free applications!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 8, 2014