Articles by Caroline Purtell

I Bombed the PSAT. Now What?

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So you bombed the PSAT. It’s not the end of the world. Find out what you can do about a less than stellar score on the PSAT.  Read More…

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7 Tips for the Common App

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New to the Common App? Keep these tips in mind as you use this helpful service.  Read More…

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10 Common College Interview Mistakes

If an upcoming college interview has you in a panic—relax. Most college interviewers are not trying to trip you up, but instead attempting to gauge your interest in the school and find out more about you than what’s on paper.  Read More…

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10 Things to Include on Your College Résumé

Confused about what to put on your college résumé? Check out this list of do’s and don’ts to make your résumé shine.  Read More…

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Who Should NOT Write Your Recommendation Letters

Who you choose to write your recommendation is just as important as what they say. Check out these tips on who would be a good choice, and who would not.  Read More…

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Caroline Purtell is a staff writer for CollegeView.com. Caroline writes extensively on the topic of undergraduate studies and the college search process.