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How to Write a Resume for your College Applications

Read our tips for crafting an impressive resume for your college applications and internships. Follow these do’s and don’ts to showcase your leadership skills and experiences.

College Interviews

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about college interviews, including the role they play in the admissions process, changing college policies, how to prepare, and tips for interview day.

Merit Scholarships from Colleges

Many colleges award merit aid to entice high-performing students to attend their schools. Find out which factors determine merit scholarships and how these funds are typically awarded.

What Is the Difference Between a Resume and a CV?

When applying to graduate school or a job, you may be unsure whether to submit a resume or a curriculum vitae (CV)—we’ll walk through how to choose which type of document to create, explain how they differ, and give examples of each.

Five Reasons to Consider a Public University Honors College

A public university’s honors college can offer smaller class sizes, a close-knit community, and access to top research opportunities. You can also experience a campus with loads of school spirit, big-time sports, and vibrant Greek life. Find out five great reasons to apply to these unique programs!

National Creative Writing Contests

Creative writing contests can be gratifying, add to your resume, and may include awards and prizes! Find out the types of writing contests that you can participate in and earn recognition for your writing skills, as well as funds for college.

The Impact of Superscoring the SAT and ACT

What does "superscoring" the ACT and SAT mean? Which colleges allow superscoring and how are the scores reported to schools? Read on to find out our tips for how to evaluate your standardized test scores as part of the college admissions process.

Another Year of Record-Breaking College Applications!

After last year’s admissions cycle shattered application records at many selective schools, it is incredible that this year, many colleges saw steady or increasing applications again! We take an in-depth look at how rising applications affects college admissions and what this means for future applicants.

Crafting Your College List, Part I: Best-Fit College Features

When crafting your college list, consider your personality and preferences and how they relate to the features of each college you are considering. Use these "best-fit" features to help you determine at which colleges will you be most able to grow academically, socially, and personally.

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