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Ask an Expert: What Should I Major In?

Ask an Expert: What Should I Major In?

An expert answers tough questions on choosing majors.

By Peter Vogt
Published October 4, 2010
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 Admissions Glossary

College Admissions Glossary

Acceptance Form: This form documents the student's receipt of an award letter. The form usually includes a space to indicate acceptance of offered aid, declination of all or part of the ...

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published September 4, 2008
Do Your Homework Before You Enroll

Do Your Homework Before You Enroll

Do your homework before you enroll by heavily researching your college choices.

By Stephen Borkowski
Published March 9, 2009
The Dos and Don’ts of Requesting College Recommendations

The Dos and Don’ts of Requesting College Recommendations

Some college applications require you to submit recommendations. Because this is such an important part of your application, you should be as organized as possible. To help you with this process, ...

Making It Count
Published June 9, 2007
Step-by-Step Guide to Transferring Colleges

Step-by-Step Guide to Transferring Colleges

Follow these 9 steps for a smooth transfer between schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 16, 2016
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
Too Late to Intern?

Too Late to Intern?

The job market is tough for recent college graduates. Many grads find it difficult to gain entry into the career of their choice. What can you do to raise your profile? ...

Carrie Greenberg
Published September 5, 2008
Questions to Ask When Considering Potential Colleges

Questions to Ask When Considering Potential Colleges

If there’s a question you have that’s not on the list – make sure you ask it!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 5, 2016
Pursue Your Passion: 8 Weird Schools

Pursue Your Passion: 8 Weird Schools

Find a school and do what you love.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 15, 2016
Up Close and Personal with Campus Tours

Up Close and Personal with Campus Tours

What to do on your college visits.

By Roxana Hadad and Tavia Evans
Published June 3, 2008
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
College Class Online

College Class Online

Need a flexible school schedule? Look into online colleges.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 4, 2009
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 April 20, 2016
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 12, 2016
Homeschooling and College Admissions

Homeschooling and College Admissions

As a homeschooled student, your trek to college has taken you off the beaten path. But even if you don't have the "typical" credentials colleges are looking for, you can still ...

By Tavia Evans and Roxana Hadad
Published June 2, 2008
There's Nothing Minor About It

There's Nothing Minor About It

There's nothing minor about it when it comes to your college minor.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published November 5, 2007
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
Enrollment Choices

Enrollment Choices

Families face tough choices when acceptance and rejection letters arrive. "Any parent who's shopped for a prom dress can tell you, window shopping is easy. It's the actual decision that's difficult," ...

By Stephen Borkowski
Published June 4, 2008
Accelerated Hybrid Class: A Saner Option

Accelerated Hybrid Class: A Saner Option

Why an accelerated hybrid class is a saner option for nontraditional students.

By Lisa Hardman
Published October 31, 2007