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What is Early Decision/Early Action?

What is Early Decision/Early Action?

Before you apply for early decision, make sure you've made the right decision.

By Roxana Hadad and Tavia Evans
Published July 31, 2015
What Colleges Want

What Colleges Want

College admissions officers are forced to go through piles of mundane applications, so let yours reflect your individuality and you'll shine.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 24, 2015
Find Your Perfect SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

Find Your Perfect SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

It’s not as difficult as it sounds; you just need to find the right studying strategy.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 23, 2015
Your College Admissions Options

Your College Admissions Options

Did you know there are four types of college admissions options for students? The earlier you educate yourself on these options, the better! That way, when the time comes, all options will be available to you.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 23, 2015
College Planning for High School Seniors

College Planning for High School Seniors

Senior year is easily the most overwhelming for high school students but staying organized will guarantee a solid finish.

Fastweb Staff
Published July 23, 2015
College Planning for Rising Seniors

College Planning for Rising Seniors

It's important to remember that the sooner you begin mapping out your own individualized plan for the college admissions process, the sooner you'll be on your way to college success!

Fastweb Staff
Published July 23, 2015
August Checklist for High School Juniors

August Checklist for High School Juniors

The more organized you are in your studies and the college preparation process, the more you’ll be able to enjoy every moment with your friends.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 23, 2015
August Checklist for High School Seniors

August Checklist for High School Seniors

Vow to stay organized and on top of everything you need to do so that you can do the things you want to do.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 23, 2015
Dressing for Success

Dressing for Success

Remember, it's always better to overdress than underdress!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 8, 2015
Simplify the Admissions Process

Simplify the Admissions Process

You have two choices: the easy way or the hard way. Why not make things easier on yourself with these four steps?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
Understanding the Early Decision Debate

Understanding the Early Decision Debate

Asking for a college commitment so early in the senior year may rush a decision when a student does not have all the information needed to make an informed decision.

By Bridget Kulla
Published July 5, 2015
Are For-Profit Colleges in Danger Under Gainful Employment Rule?

Are For-Profit Colleges in Danger Under Gainful Employment Rule?

New gainful employment rule holds for-profit colleges to higher standards.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 2, 2015
Gay Marriage Ruling: What Does It Mean for Christian Colleges?

Gay Marriage Ruling: What Does It Mean for Christian Colleges?

Christian colleges fear loss of their tax exempt status with gay marriage ruling.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 1, 2015
4 Signs You Shouldn't Retake the ACT/SAT

4 Signs You Shouldn't Retake the ACT/SAT

Sometimes, submitting your original score may be preferable to retaking the ACT/SAT.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published July 1, 2015
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
How Early Should I Begin ACT/SAT Prep?

How Early Should I Begin ACT/SAT Prep?

While it may be true that the early bird catches the worm, does prepping early for a standardized college entrance exam mean you’ll nab a higher score?

By Erica Cirino, 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
What’s a “Good” Score on the ACT, Anyway?

What’s a “Good” Score on the ACT, Anyway?

Where do you stand compared to students across the nation?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 29, 2015