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How parents can support kids applying to college — without driving anyone crazy

College application season is stressful for teens, parents, and the whole family. Let's make it a little easier.

What college admissions officers are looking for in college essays

Dig into Prompt's ultimate resource for learning what college admissions officers are looking for in college essays.

How to choose your college admissions consultant

Should you work with a college admissions consultant? It can be a stressful decision. This guide will help make it easier.

Early Action vs. Early Decision: Everything You Need to Know

How to navigate admission rates, Ivy League practices vs. other schools, financial aid, and all the early action/early decision pitfalls and advantages.

The 8 Biggest Essay-Writing Myths, And Why the Reality Is Much Better

The biggest misconception out in College Essay-Writing Land is that college essays are complex, tricky undertakings you can only get through with hours of painful labor. Good news: that's dead wrong.

Strong essays increase your admissions chances by up to 10 times

Applicants underestimate the power of essays and overestimate academics in college admissions. Essays are the most distinguishing factor in college admissions.

The Complete Guide to the Common App Personal Statement | 2022-2023

How to write a Common App personal statement that impresses college admissions officers. How to choose the prompt, and write a strong essay quickly.

The Best Common App Essay Prompt | 2022-2023

Picking the right common app essay prompt is a blessing. Pick the wrong one and you will fail to differentiate yourself from everyone else.

These 7 Application Essay Topics Equal Rejection

These 7 Application Essay Topics Equal Rejection