15 Key College Admission Tips

Advice from the Experts

Applying to college can be more daunting than the SAT, more important than yearbook photos and more talked about than prom. Every year, millions of American teens apply to the universities of their dreams. The College Board reports that the average application fee is about $35, and if your teen is looking at up to a dozen schools, your wallet could be taking a major hit before you have even stepped foot on campus. Expense aside, the college application process can be a difficult one, but MainStreet has found 15 great tips from Life’s Little College Admissions Insights: Top Tips from the Country’s Most Acclaimed Guidance Counselors by Eric and Cole Yaverbaum, which was released this month by Morgan James Publishing. Photo Credit: Getty Images