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Your Guide to a Stress-Free College Application Season

Your Guide to a Stress-Free College Application Season

By taking a few simple actions, you can greatly reduce your stress this coming college application season.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published July 1, 2015
Over 60 Colleges Join 2015-2016 Common Application Network

Over 60 Colleges Join 2015-2016 Common Application Network

More than 60 schools have joined in on The Common Application to increase college accessibility for students.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 30, 2015
What's New with the 2015-2016 Common Application Essays?

What's New with the 2015-2016 Common Application Essays?

The Common Application has released the 2015-2016 essay prompts, as well as unveiling helpful changes to the essay submission process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 30, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court to Tackle Race on College Applications

U.S. Supreme Court to Tackle Race on College Applications

U.S. Supreme Court to rule on race in college admissions.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 30, 2015
Do Colleges Examine Your Online Presence?

Do Colleges Examine Your Online Presence?

You should undoubtedly clean up your social media presence, but how much do colleges really look at your posts?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 13, 2015
220 Colleges Still Accepting Fall Applications

220 Colleges Still Accepting Fall Applications

Find out which 220 colleges are still accepting applications for this coming fall 2015 semester.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 15, 2015
Keeping Track of the College Admissions Process

Keeping Track of the College Admissions Process

The key to getting everything you need to done is time management, prioritizing, and organizing.

Christina Alfaro
Published April 23, 2015
Getting Ahead Over Summer Break

Getting Ahead Over Summer Break

Utilize the summer between your junior and senior year in high school to prepare for your college search and the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2015
Planning Ahead: Timeline for a Successful Senior Year

Planning Ahead: Timeline for a Successful Senior Year

Follow this college prep timeline for a successful senior year.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published April 6, 2015
April Checklist for High School Juniors

April Checklist for High School Juniors

Your senior year of high school is nearing and things will become chaotic quite quickly - trust us on this one.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 6, 2015
What to Do While You’re Waiting to Hear from Colleges

What to Do While You’re Waiting to Hear from Colleges

February and March are tense within the world of college admissions - for all involved parties.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 17, 2015
Creating a College Essay Outline

Creating a College Essay Outline

While other techniques are beneficial to explore, an outline can be the much-needed first step for most students.

Maya Moritz
Published November 19, 2014
3 Reasons to Begin Your Personal Statement Now

3 Reasons to Begin Your Personal Statement Now

Starting a personal statement early is never a poor choice.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published October 1, 2014
4 Support Services College Applicants Should Use

4 Support Services College Applicants Should Use

Applying to college is a stressful experience, and one with a wealth of conflicting information.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published September 12, 2014
39 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

39 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

Why pay to apply? There are plenty of great colleges that have free applications!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 8, 2014
Conquer the Common App!

Conquer the Common App!

Planning ahead and working efficiently can help any student move through the application season more easily.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published August 20, 2014
Seize the Moment: A Senior Year Bucket List

Seize the Moment: A Senior Year Bucket List

How can you ensure your senior year is a positive experience? Complete this senior year bucket list!

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published July 23, 2014
July Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Seniors

July Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Seniors

Summer is a great time to gain a head start so that once the school year comes, you won’t be overwhelmed with the college applications process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 23, 2014
Juniors: Prepare for Admissions

Juniors: Prepare for Admissions

The more you prepare for college admissions now, the easier the process will become.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 3, 2014
Over 275 Colleges Accepting Late Applicants

Over 275 Colleges Accepting Late Applicants

Still unsure about your college plans? Don’t worry – it’s not too late to pursue attending a college this fall!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 5, 2014