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From exploring extracurricular activities to building a passion project, studying for the SAT, or completing the Common App, the college application process can seem daunting and complicated.

The college admissions landscape is ever-changing—we stay up-to-date on all of the latest trends and developments in higher education to set families up for success. Our expert resources provide students and parents with all of the information they need to know about each step in the college admissions process.

TRENDING RESOURCES

College Application Timeline

College Application Timeline

Navigate your junior and senior years with ease using our comprehensive guide on the college application timeline, covering every critical step in detail. By following these steps, you'll be set to tackle your college applications efficiently and effectively.

GUIDES

How to Prepare for the SAT and ACT

How to Prepare for the SAT and ACT

No matter where you are in your high school career, you likely have questions about how to prepare for the SAT or the ACT. When exactly should you start test prep? What does effective test prep ...
How to Start a Club at your School

How to Start a Club at your School

Starting a club at your school is a fantastic way to build community around a shared passion, demonstrate leadership capabilities, and deepen your engagement with your interests. Discover how ...
Common App Additional Section

Common App Additional Section

The Common App additional section offers applicants a space to further contextualize their applications and provide additional information that was not included elsewhere. This guide offers ...
Internship Guide

Internship Guide

How can you secure a stellar internship as a high school student? And how can you stand out once you’re on the job? This guide provides everything you need to know to find the right internship ...
UC Activities List

UC Activities List

Take full advantage of the UC application's activities section with this guide, offering insights on featuring diverse experiences, from volunteering to club participation.

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Colleges and Universities

Choosing which colleges to apply to is one of the most difficult parts of the college application process—and one of the most important.

College Application Supplement Guides

Updated for 2023-2024

Review dozens of college supplement guides for 2023-2024 applications are released!

International Student Resources

We know how challenging applying to college can be for international students, so we’ve compiled helpful guides to help you navigate the process.