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Check out our new Cappex video!

Are you new to Cappex, or are you a seasoned veteran? Whether you have a little or a lot of experience with our site, our new video can help you! It highlights the benefits and features that Cappex has to offer you. Check it out!

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Become a College Pro or Rock Star: The Cappex Cap Challenge

If you’re an avid user of Cappex.com, you are probably very familiar with the Cappex Cap Challenge and may have already risen all the way to “Rock Star” status. For the Cappex newbies out there and anyone else who might need a refresher, playing the Cappex Cap Challenge is a simple way for you to be rewarded as you make your college decisions.

As you progress through your college and scholarship search on Cappex.com, you’ll earn different virtual caps and climb through the ranks: Newbie, Rising Star, College Pro, and finally, Rock Star. The more you interact with colleges, apply to scholarships, and navigate the site, the sooner you will achieve a higher status and gain access to pretty cool perks.

If you collect 10 virtual caps, you’ll reach the College Pro level. After you collect 25 virtual caps, you’ll reach the Rock Star level and receive a Cappex baseball cap in the mail, joining our Rock Star Wall of Fame. Once you reach either of these levels, you will become eligible to apply for a special scholarship from Cappex. Each year, Cappex awards one $2,500 scholarship to a College Pro and one $5,000 scholarship to a Rock Star.

The April 30th deadline is quickly approaching for each scholarship opportunity, so don’t wait to begin playing the Cappex Cap Challenge. We want to help you earn the last few virtual caps you need in order to apply, so follow us on Facebook and Twitter to receive #CappexCapChallegeTips throughout the rest of this month!

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CappexConnect Online College Fair: Participating Colleges and Universities

The last CappexConnect Online College Fair of the season is tomorrow, April 9th, from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM CST on Cappex.com! Here are the colleges and universities you can expect to engage with and learn more about:

  • Canisius College
  • Carleton College
  • Clarkson University
  • Clayton State University
  • Columbia Chicago
  • DePaul University
  • Eastern Kentucky
  • Elmhurst College
  • Florida Polytechnic University
  • Hanover College
  • Hilbert College
  • Hollins University
  • John Cabot University
  • Kettering University
  • Liberty University
  • Monmouth College
  • Mount Mary University
  • Mount Olive College
  • Park University
  • Penn State University (main campus)
  • Prescott College
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Randolph-Macon College
  • Saint Francis University
  • Savannah College of Art & Design
  • SIU- Edwardsville
  • Stephen F Austin State University
  • SUNY at Albany
  • SUNY Brockport
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Arizona
  • UW Stout

Build your network, ask questions, and let colleges know that you are proactive about your college search. If you haven’t registered, it’s not too late – click here to join us on April 9th between 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM CST. And don’t forget to apply for the $1,000 CappexConnect Scholarship!

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