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The College Admissions Process

The College Admissions Process

Learn how to navigate and survive the college admissions process.

By CampusCompare.com
Published March 9, 2009
June Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Seniors

June Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Seniors

It’s June, which means that school is finally out for the summer!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 19, 2016
To Supplement or Not to Supplement

To Supplement or Not to Supplement

To supplement or not to supplement when it comes to the admissions process? Find out what you should do.

By Liluye Jhala, ApplyWise.com Counselor and former Brown University Admission Officer
Published March 12, 2009
Acing an AP Exam without Taking the Class

Acing an AP Exam without Taking the Class

When you can't take an AP class, the secret to a high score on the AP exam is self-discipline and ample prep.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published March 10, 2015
Dollars and Decisions: Choose a College Based on Financial Aid

Dollars and Decisions: Choose a College Based on Financial Aid

Dollars and decisions require students to choose a college based on aid.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published February 23, 2007
Ten Tips for Parents of College Kids

Ten Tips for Parents of College Kids

Parents can be the best guide for students during their college search and decision process.

By The Professors' Guide
Published April 21, 2009
College Questions for Students with Disabilities

College Questions for Students with Disabilities

Be sure you know these college questions for students with disabilities.

By Roxana Hadad
Published January 22, 2016
June Checklist for Parents

June Checklist for Parents

Encourage your student to keep next semester in mind with this June checklist.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 19, 2016
Myths about Studying Abroad

Myths about Studying Abroad

Although the number of students going abroad is growing every year, many pass up the opportunity because of misconceptions about the programs. Learn the facts and don't miss out! Myth #1—"Studying ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 3, 2008
Against the Clock: Timing Tips for Test-Takers

Against the Clock: Timing Tips for Test-Takers

Taking standardized tests is tough but, if you prepare properly, it can be a lot less stressful!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 8, 2017
Graduate School Application Timeline

Graduate School Application Timeline

Become familiar with the graduate school application process.

By Chris Diehl
Published October 4, 2010
Do Families Ultimately Choose a Student's College?

Do Families Ultimately Choose a Student's College?

A student going through the college search asks, "Do parents pick the college?"

By Kristin Drew
Published February 7, 2007
The SAT Subject Tests

The SAT Subject Tests

What Is It? The SAT Subject Tests (also called the SAT II: Subject Tests) is a series of one-hour, multiple choice, standardized exams that test a student's knowledge of a particular ...

By Carrie Greenberg
Published September 4, 2008
4 Test-Taking Tips to Get You Through Finals Week

4 Test-Taking Tips to Get You Through Finals Week

Get it together on finals day with these test-taking tips.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 26, 2017
Master These Skills Before College

Master These Skills Before College

Start learning these skills now so you can practice for the remainder of your high school career.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2017
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
Classroom on Demand

Classroom on Demand

Online learnings is a great way to go to college without having to go full-time.

By Lisa Hardman
Published October 10, 2007
Ask an Expert: What If I Changed My Mind?

Ask an Expert: What If I Changed My Mind?

Expert advice on changing your major.

By Peter Vogt
Published October 4, 2010
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 October 22, 2016
Don't Quit Your Day Job -- Study Part Time

Don't Quit Your Day Job -- Study Part Time

Working and going to school at night is no picnic: Getting a degree seems to take forever, and the toll on social and home life should not be dismissed either. Nonetheless, ...

By Susan Aaron, The Learning Coach
Published September 3, 2008