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What to Do If You Make An Error on A College Application

If you make a mistake on your application or essay, don't panic -- check these tips for help.

Be Specific When Essay Asks "Why This College?"

Want to know how to answer the essay prompt "Why do you want to go to this college?" Dave Berry checks in.

Do Parents Ever Cross a Line by Helping Too Much With Schoolwork?

Is there a line parents shouldn’t cross when supporting kids with their schoolwork? How much help is too much help? Check out this student opinion and let us know your thoughts!

Started in Parents Forum by Dave_Berry

How Should I List My Activities on the Common App?

Should you list leadership roles first, or activities related to your intended major? "The Dean" offers her advice.

Can We Appeal A College Rejection?

Your dream school rejected you -- can you appeal the decision? Find out what "The Dean" has to say.

The World's Best Universities

On September 26, 2018, Forbes published a list of The World's Best Universities based on scholarship, research funding & reputation. Check out the list and let us know your thoughts!

New College Board Tool Helps Admissions Officers

'Environmental Dashboard' is a new tool from The College Board that allows admissions officers to get more context for each application they read. It was used by about 15 schools in the pilot run.

See How Student Loan Borrowing Has Risen in 10 Years

"... Today's students are borrowing more in loans, while colleges and universities continue to raise tuition and fees." Check out the full report and let us know your thoughts!