The college application essay is your chance to show schools who you are. Learn how to write a college essay that sets you apart.
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Learn how to tackle the most common application essay topics. The college essay can boost your application to the top of the pile.
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Your financial aid award package is only an offer. If you require more aid, you may decide to appeal your award.
If you're worried about the cost of tuition at your dream school, consider starting at a community college.
Some eligible non-citizens qualify for federal student aid. Check these criteria to see if you are eligible.
Filling out the FAFSA? Learn how independent students or students with unusual circumstances should approach the financial aid process.
Your new SAT Score Report is here. Do you need to raise your score?
Taking the SAT? Test your skills for the math, reading, writing and language sections with these sample practice questions.
Are you ready for the ACT? Test your ACT math, reading, and science skills with these ACT practice questions.
Learn how long is the ACT, including how much time each section of the ACT takes. Practice the ACT pacing strategies that will keep you on track.
How do you know if you need a tutor? It’s not a bad report card. Learn the signs so you can save your grade.
Learn how to defeat homework distractions once and for all.
Learn how to help your child plan homework assignments and avoid stress.
Parents, don't let homework stress rule your child's school year. Learn the study habits for parents you need to face the daily homework grind.
It’s always possible that an admissions officer might look you up online. Get our expert tips for using social media during college admissions.
Everything you need to know about college majors and how to choose a major that's right for you.
These top 10 college majors offer unique intellectual challenges and develop skill sets that will be applicable to various careers.
It’s never too late to begin or return to college. Follow these tips from the Columbia University School of General Studies for making the transition.