If you’re putting the final touches on your college applications, now’s a great time to double-check to make sure you’re doing everything right. Cutting corners can cost you that coveted acceptance letter.

Thinking about joining a college honors program? Make sure you know what you’re getting into before saying “yes.” Not all honors programs are created equal.

When I first found out about the honors program, I thought I was under qualified. I almost didn’t apply. That would have been a huge mistake.

With everything it takes to apply to college, why does it feel like you’re mostly just… waiting? Don’t let that downtime go to waste! Here are some of the worst of the application doldrums, and what you can do about them.