Admissions Articles

Goodbye, Essays! 3 Alternatives for College Admissions

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Students who don’t excel at writing essays have new options for tackling the college admissions process.

5 Steps to Shine Through Your College Admissions Essay

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Writing your college admissions essays doesn’t have to be a chore. These 5 steps can help you complete authentic common app essays before the summer is done.

4 Tips to Make Your Graduate Application Stand Out

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Whether you head straight to graduate school after completing your undergraduate degree, or you come back to school later, there are ways to make the admissions committee take notice of your application.

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!


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!