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College With Confidence Guide

Top 10 Tiktoks For the College App Experience ๐ŸŽถ

3 min readโ€ขaugust 24, 2021


Overview: College Experience Tiktok ๐Ÿ๏ธ

Tiktok is always a popular platform for Gen-Z students. With how entertaining it is, itโ€™s hard to believe it can also be educational!ย  Some influencers are using this platform to inform and inspire by providing you with some of the best tips and advice for college applications ๐Ÿ“ˆ
How do you write a college essay? How do you even choose an essay topic? What is the Common App, and how do you submit it? Believe it or not, Tiktok holds the answers. Get the best college admissions advice from the experts ๐Ÿ˜Ž
Not only is the application process nerve-wracking, transitioning from high school into college can be downright terrifying. What do you need to know as a rising college freshman? What is college like? Learn about the college experience directly from current college students ๐Ÿง 
Finding the right influencers is important as they can guide you on the right path with good notes and takeaways in areas such as dorm life, exams, lectures, homework, and more ๐Ÿ˜
This list comprises of 10 TikTok creators with topics guaranteed to help you with your college application experience this upcoming academic year ๐Ÿ™Œ
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Top 10 College Tiktoks

1. If you intend on applying to college on the Common App, here are some Common App must-knows ๐Ÿง 
TikTok User: @chaoticlena
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2. This useful video details an essay writing experience with a Stanford Acceptance ๐Ÿ“
Tiktok User: @stanfordtrio
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3. When writing a college essay, it is important to start off with good college essay topics for admissions review. ๐Ÿ“–
Tiktok User: @stanfordtrioย 
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4. Still cramming in your standardized testing? @collegevine has a series of different ways to study for the SAT based on your learning style ๐Ÿค“
Tiktok User: @collegevine
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5. In college, you are able to select your course majors and minors, and this video covers that extremely wellย โ˜๏ธ
Tiktok User: @happiejordanย 
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6. Here is a video on college interviews and key factors that helped @60secondscholar get accepted into both Yale and Dukeย ๐Ÿซ
Tiktok User: @60secondscholar
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7. Essential college app tips are presented in this videoโš ๏ธ
Tiktok User: @connectinplace
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8. As a college freshman, there are many outcomes and possibilities from your college experience. Here are some mistakes to avoid ๐Ÿ˜ฌ
Tiktok User: @happiejordan
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9. @Taylordonoghuee gives excellent tips on college apps in this video!ย  โœจ
Tiktok User: @taylordonoghuee
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10. Confused about where to start in your college apps? This video has plenty of ideas to get you started ๐ŸŽฌ
Tiktok User: @educollab
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We hope these Tiktoks help you out with your college app journey and that you learned something new about the college experience. From writing college essays, to submitting college applications, to settling into dorm life and getting acclimated to new types of classes, Tiktok holds plenty of valuable advice. Turns out that it really is good for more than procrastinating on homework ๐Ÿ˜…

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