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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

Picking a Music School

Picking a Music School

Choosing a music school requires students to consider additional factors on top of the normal considerations they should take into account when creating a college list. This guide offers ...
Finding Your Music Hook

Finding Your Music Hook

Are you passionate about music? Do you intend to major in music or pursue music as a career? There are a number of ways you can gain knowledge and experience, demonstrate your commitment to ...
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 ...
How to Answer Each Common App Prompt

How to Answer Each Common App Prompt

Are you trying to choose which Common App prompt to use for your personal essay? Keep in mind that no one prompt is better than the others, but it’s important to avoid the common mistakes ...
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.
A Quick Guide to Merit Scholarships

A Quick Guide to Merit Scholarships

Been a standout student in high school? You might be a great candidate for a merit scholarship! Here’s a guide that covers the main types of merit scholarships, how to qualify and apply, and how ...
Athletic Recruiting

Athletic Recruiting

The athletic recruiting process is complex and misunderstood. Command Education Senior Mentors who have successfully navigated the process offer their expert guidance for students considering ...

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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.