Inside College Admissions

We work with thousands of students each year as they go through the college search process. We know it can be a stressful time, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Luther’s Inside College Admissions blog covers many topics. Campus visits, applying for college, getting financial aid, and preparing to arrive at college—to name a few. Browse for tips, ideas, and reassurance. We’re here to help!

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If you keep a few things in mind when applying to college, the process will go much more smoothly for you. Check out this article to learn more.

January 3, 2023
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Navigating through the college financial aid process involves understanding deadlines, collecting documentation, and submitting your family’s financial information. Check out this article to learn more about the process.

November 22, 2022
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Think you can’t afford college? Financial aid, in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and work study, can make all the difference.

October 20, 2022
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Every incoming college student experiences some anxiety and anticipation when it comes to living with a new roommate. This post shares some tips on how to help make it a smooth transition.

April 22, 2022
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Get some tips on how to make your college essay connect with admissions counselors in a real and meaningful way.

March 24, 2022
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The feelings many of us face on Sunday night often reflect our responsibilities for the next day, whether it’s related to work or school. Get some helpful tips on how to balance your time to make it an easier transition.

March 3, 2022
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Being a college student will give you more independence but it also means that you’ll do some routine things all on your own. Read this post to learn how a situation like eating alone in the cafeteria can feel awkward at first but in the end may present more benefits than you’d expect.

February 18, 2022
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It’s now more important than ever to get the most out of your college visits! Discover how to streamline your conversations so you can find your best fit.

January 14, 2022
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College will introduce new perspectives, languages, and activities. Read this post to discover ways you can make a smooth transition into a diverse learning community.

December 9, 2021
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In addition to academics, there are a lot of valuable opportunities in college to expand your skills and knowledge for your resume. Read this post to learn how.

November 19, 2021