Admissions Articles

Say Yes!: 5 Steps to Choosing the Right College

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Choosing the right college is a big decision—part personal, part financial, part academic, and part business. Organize your thoughts and choices by going through this 5-step process to making the best decision.

Top Essay-Writing Tools for College Admissions and Scholarships

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Stop procrastinating and start writing! Learn to tell your story in a way that grabs the attention of college admissions officers and scholarship judges with help from these 10 essay-writing websites.

Write a Scholarship Essay They Can’t Ignore!

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A successful scholarship essay will make you stand out from a crowd of similar applicants. Use Story2’s online writing tools to help you define and shine with a personal story that highlights your unique talents.

Selecting College Majors for Love and Money

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Choosing a college major can be a difficult decision. Take stock of what you enjoy, what you are good at, and what careers are employing college graduates to come up with a choice that’s right for you!

Dear Procrastinator—Get Your College Applications Done!

Dear Procrastinator - Get Your College Applications Done!

Procrastinating on getting your college applications in? Get some tips on what to do with the time you’ve got left, and get those applications submitted!

The Real Secret to a Winning College Application

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A good college application pairs a student with a school that’s the right fit. Spend less time trying to sound perfect, and more time showing a college who you really are!

11 Questions About Returning to College as a Non-Traditional Student ANSWERED!

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If the college admission process has you stressed as an adult returning to school, you are not alone. More non-traditional students are attending college than ever before, and their most common admissions questions are answered here.

Get a Clean Online Reputation in Time for Admissions

Get a Clean Online Reputation In Time for Admissions

If you’re getting ready to apply for a college, university, or internship, a clean online reputation will make all the difference.

Story2: Write a College Essay that Sounds Like You

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If writing college admissions essays has you frustrated, check out this new online tool that will take you through the process step-by-step, and still let you sound like YOU!

Introducing Story2: A Completely Different Approach to College Admissions Essays

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Writing your college admissions essays can be stressful, especially if you are applying to a number of colleges, but there’s new online writing tool that can help! Story2 will take you step-by-step by step through the process of writing your college admissions essay until you have a draft you’re proud of!

7 Things Parents Should Never Say during the Admissions Process

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Going through the college admissions process is tough for a child. Parents: don’t make it harder! Here’s a comprehensive list of things to avoid.

Top 10 Summer Tasks for College Admissions

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Use your extra time this summer to get ahead on your college admissions process. Start these 10 tasks now!