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The Myth of Multiple-Choice Methodology

The Myth of Multiple-Choice Methodology

There’s a new study in town that says, when it comes to multiple-choice questions, don’t go with your gut.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 11, 2013
College by Dr. Dre

College by Dr. Dre

What would you do with a degree in "disruption?"

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 4, 2013
School of Style

School of Style

There’s a new school in season and it’s got a big name backing it.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 20, 2013
Ten Questions for Parents to Ask When Considering a College Offer

Ten Questions for Parents to Ask When Considering a College Offer

“If there’s one mistake my students make [when choosing a college], it’s not listening to their parents,” says Bruce Hammond, director of college counseling at Sandia Preparatory School in Albuquerque, ...

By Melissa Bearns
Published April 2, 2013
How to Narrow Down College Choices

How to Narrow Down College Choices

A student gives his account of narrowing down college choices.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published April 2, 2013
All About Community College

All About Community College

At Fastweb, we want you to be educated on every college option out there!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 2, 2013
Eat Your Way to a Higher SAT or ACT Score

Eat Your Way to a Higher SAT or ACT Score

Preparing for the college admission tests while eating potato chips and drinking cola? You may not be as ready for the SAT or ACT as you think. We talked to dieticians ...

By Renee Euchner
Published January 22, 2013
Standardized Test Checklist

Standardized Test Checklist

Get ready for test day with this standardized test checklist.

By Katherine L. Cohen, PhD, Founder and CEO of IvyWise, LLC and ApplyWise.com
Published January 22, 2013
Test Day Dos and Don'ts

Test Day Dos and Don'ts

ACT, SAT, PSAT - little words that cause big anxiety. If you're getting ready to apply for college, then you know what these tests can mean to your applications. Follow these ...

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published January 22, 2013
Last-Minute SAT and ACT Prep

Last-Minute SAT and ACT Prep

Test day is almost here, but there's still time to study. Whether you're well-prepared, semi-prepared or not at all prepared, we have several last-minute prep strategies that can help you boost ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 22, 2013
Everyday SAT Prep

Everyday SAT Prep

There are many parts of a successful college application, the most important of which is high school grades. The second most important part is the SAT score. The SAT is typically ...

By William Sullivan
Published December 31, 2012
Discounted Colleges: Up to 76% Off College Costs

Discounted Colleges: Up to 76% Off College Costs

Did Harvard University make the list?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 2, 2012
The Collegiate Matchmaker

The Collegiate Matchmaker

Get hooked up with your favorite college with the collegiate matchmaker.

By Kay Peterson, Ph. D.
Published October 30, 2012
College Wait Listing Increases: Will You Get Stuck on the List?

College Wait Listing Increases: Will You Get Stuck on the List?

Colleges are increasing using wait lists -- how do you avoid them?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 10, 2012
ACT Reports Only 1 in 4 High School Students Ready for College

ACT Reports Only 1 in 4 High School Students Ready for College

Be college ready. Prepare for standardized tests.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 29, 2012
Common Application is Out – Ready, Set, Apply!

Common Application is Out – Ready, Set, Apply!

Common application is out -- get started on your college search.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 3, 2012
Is Early Decision Right for You? Get the Pros and Cons

Is Early Decision Right for You? Get the Pros and Cons

Everybody is different: early decision and early action might be right for one student, but could be a mistake for another.

By Kathleen Carmichael, Ph.D.
Published June 5, 2011
Go to College for $0 – 13 Free Tuition Options

Go to College for $0 – 13 Free Tuition Options

Throughout the past decade, the average cost of tuition has been steadily increasing at 5.6% each year, according to College Board. College costs continue to outpace inflation rates, causing families to ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 10, 2010
Exploring Winter Term

Exploring Winter Term

Winter Term may be a foreign concept to you, but the trend is catching on at colleges across the country. Some college students don't jump right back into economics and art ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 29, 2010
Smarten Up Over Holiday Break

Smarten Up Over Holiday Break

We get it—you’re strapped for time during the regular semester and you just want to enjoy your holiday time off. But there’s something to be said for making the most of ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published November 19, 2010