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November Checklist for High School Juniors

November Checklist for High School Juniors

You need to focus more than ever before on your studies, which classes you choose to take and how much you devote to preparing for standardized testing and college research outside the classroom.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 26, 2015
November Checklist for High School Seniors

November Checklist for High School Seniors

November is a pivotal time of year for high school seniors - and we’re not just talking turkey.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 26, 2015
College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

What’s most curious about the college essay is that many of the topics on this list (those that should be avoided) also happen to be some of the most commonly used topics out there.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 15, 2015
How to Fail an Exam

How to Fail an Exam

Your new mantra: Reviewing answers, good. Dwelling on questions, bad.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 2, 2015
Scores and Scholarships: Why the PSAT Matters

Scores and Scholarships: Why the PSAT Matters

Why should you prepare for the PSAT? The primary reasons are simple – to potentially gain scholarships and to definitely gain practice for your college entrance exams.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published October 1, 2015
October Checklist for High School Seniors

October Checklist for High School Seniors

This year, take the time at the beginning of each month to evaluate what you can do to continue your focus on the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 1, 2015
October Checklist for High School Juniors

October Checklist for High School Juniors

Now is the time to evaluate what you can do this month to continue your focus on the college planning process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 1, 2015
President Obama Begins Initial Stages of Free Community College

President Obama Begins Initial Stages of Free Community College

Obama pushes next phase of free community college for all.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 17, 2015
The Alumni Interview: What Is It & How Do I Prepare?

The Alumni Interview: What Is It & How Do I Prepare?

Prepare to conquer this aspect of both your college search and the college admissions interviewing process.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 3, 2015
Choosing a College: Which Numbers Matter?

Choosing a College: Which Numbers Matter?

Learn how to decipher all of those college statistics.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 3, 2015
Will Studying Abroad Help or Hurt My Studies?

Will Studying Abroad Help or Hurt My Studies?

Before you study abroad, determine if studying abroad will positively or negatively impact your studies.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 3, 2015
Hiring Managers Release Top 10 Colleges List

Hiring Managers Release Top 10 Colleges List

Hiring managers weigh in on best colleges.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 28, 2015
The Real Impact of Applying Early Decision

The Real Impact of Applying Early Decision

Take these points into consideration if applying early decision.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 24, 2015
College Fair Checklists

College Fair Checklists

Learn everything you need to know about college fairs!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 20, 2015
College Choice Questions

College Choice Questions

Deciding between schools? Get the answers you need by asking the right questions from the right resources.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 20, 2015
You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School

You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School

Have it all with a healthy work life balance.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 5, 2015
Tips to Start Your AP Class on the Right Foot

Tips to Start Your AP Class on the Right Foot

Start your AP level classes ahead of the game by following these helpful pointers.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published August 4, 2015
Don't Forget to Do These 3 Things Your Senior Year!

Don't Forget to Do These 3 Things Your Senior Year!

High school seniors: you simply must remember to complete these tasks this year!

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published August 4, 2015
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
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