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3 Benefits of Pre-College Summer Programs

3 Benefits of Pre-College Summer Programs

Why not further your education by participating in a pre-college summer program?

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published May 4, 2015
Sophomore Classes for Junior Year Success

Sophomore Classes for Junior Year Success

In addition to the basic sophomore classes required for high school graduation, here are four courses to consider enrolling in for junior year – and ultimately college – success.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published May 4, 2015
When Passion & Skills Don’t Match

When Passion & Skills Don’t Match

Sure, it'd be nice if everyone's career path was simple - but that's not the way it works. So why don't colleges stop acting like it works that way?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 27, 2015
May Checklist for High School Juniors

May Checklist for High School Juniors

Rising seniors, here's an action plan you can focus on in May.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 2015
May Checklist for High School Seniors

May Checklist for High School Seniors

Soon-to-be college freshman, there's plenty to focus on accomplishing this May!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 2015
May Checklist for Parents

May Checklist for Parents

There are things parents can do to help high schoolers and soon-to-be-college students prepare for their next phase in life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 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
Developing Your College List

Developing Your College List

Deciding on what college you want to attend is a serious decision and a good amount of time is necessary in making it.

Christina Alfaro
Published April 23, 2015
How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

While you can’t take the exams for them (yes, we know you’ve thought about it) you can help ease their exam anxieties in other ways.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 22, 2015
College-Bound Seniors: Fall Decisions to Make Now

College-Bound Seniors: Fall Decisions to Make Now

Though you may feel like the college admissions process is over, there are still important fall preparations you need to make!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 22, 2015
Gifts for the Graduate

Gifts for the Graduate

Your grad is off to college - give them something that they can use during their journey.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 22, 2015
Requesting Recommendation Letters

Requesting Recommendation Letters

Letters of recommendation are an important step in the college admissions process and can make a huge difference in your college application.

Christina Alfaro
Published April 21, 2015
College Search Advice Myths - Revealed!

College Search Advice Myths - Revealed!

Take advice with a grain of salt and be aware of these myths!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 17, 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
How to Have a Productive Gap Year

How to Have a Productive Gap Year

The key to a successful gap year is to begin your planning early.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published April 8, 2015
5 Testing Tips for Your Hardest IB Exams

5 Testing Tips for Your Hardest IB Exams

College admissions officers tend to view IB diplomas very favorably, as they require a great deal of dedication and effort.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published April 8, 2015
List Harvard on Your Resume Without Being a Genius

List Harvard on Your Resume Without Being a Genius

Put Harvard University on your resume now.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 7, 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 Seniors

April Checklist for High School Seniors

April is an important time to focus on your future!

Elizabeth Hoyt
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