Tips for applying

We get it – the college application process can be overwhelming. But we’re here to help with our top five tips for different steps along the way, from writing your essay to choosing a major.

5 tips for writing your college essay

Unsure where to begin? We walk you through the very beginning – from considering the prompts to proofreading for tone.


5 tips for evaluating academic programs

No matter your interests, we share our best advice for choosing programs in the arts, business, education, engineering, the humanities and sciences.


5 tips for applying to a performing or visual arts college

Considering an application to an arts program? Because your portfolio or audition is so specific to your field, check out these additional recommendations.


5 tips for choosing a major

Selecting your field of study is exciting, but it’s OK to take your time with such a big decision. Check out these helpful considerations.