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College Planning Resources

 

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

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 ...
Finding Your Hook in Literature

Finding Your Hook in Literature

Students aiming to attend music schools may find that choosing which schools to apply to and audition for is one of the most difficult parts of the application process. Compared to regular ...
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 ...
Audition Advice

Audition Advice

If you’re applying to music schools, the audition can be one of the most daunting components of the application process. However, with the right strategy and preparation, you can put your best ...
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 ...

MORE RESOURCES

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.