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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
Advantages of Attending a Community College

Advantages of Attending a Community College

Consider this: maybe a community college is better for you.

By Bridget Kulla
Published January 22, 2015
Dr. Kat’s List: Top five schools to get a great academic and athletic experience

Dr. Kat’s List: Top five schools to get a great academic and athletic experience

Dr. Kat's list of the top five schools to get a great academic and athletic experience.

By Katherine L. Cohen, PhD
Published March 10, 2009
Top 5 Tasks Juniors Need to Do Now

Top 5 Tasks Juniors Need to Do Now

College application tips for juniors in high school.

By Katherine Cohen, Phd., Founder of ApplyWise
Published March 12, 2009
Senior Year Blog

Senior Year Blog

Senioritis Oct. 14, 2005 Last week I was stressed out to no end. I had to finish a six page religion essay, an English essay, and a lab report in science. ...

By Rich Coleman
Published June 5, 2009
Countdown to College: A Summer To-Do List

Countdown to College: A Summer To-Do List

This next stage—embarking on your college journey—is a significant one. Preparing yourself now can only minimize your anxiety later.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published May 7, 2014
Saving Sophomore Year

Saving Sophomore Year

It seems like the sophomore year is one that you don’t remember. It’s not like your freshman year when everything is new and exciting. It’s not like your junior year when ...

By Dorothy Griffith
Published September 5, 2008
Juniors: Prepare for Admissions

Juniors: Prepare for Admissions

The more you prepare for college admissions now, the easier the process will become.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 3, 2014
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
Parents: Providing Help with Exam Stress

Parents: Providing Help with Exam Stress

As a parent, you can be a great asset to help them relieve stress during exam preparation.

By UniversityParent.com
Published April 21, 2009
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
Seven Tips for Getting Your Money's Worth Out of College

Seven Tips for Getting Your Money's Worth Out of College

An insider lets you in on these seven tips for hetting your money’s worth out of college.

By Dr. Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S Hyman
Published March 11, 2009
Find a Diverse College

Find a Diverse College

When it comes to diversity on a college's campus, enrollment percentages and brochures can't tell the whole story. How can prospective students dig deeper? Courses and Programs "Check the availability of ...

By Chris Diehl
Published June 3, 2008
Quality Versus Costs in College Choice

Quality Versus Costs in College Choice

Distinguish quality versus costs in college choices.

By Pamela K. Fay-Williams
Published March 9, 2009
Finding the Right College is a Four Quarter Game

Finding the Right College is a Four Quarter Game

Finding the right college is a four quarter game for student athletes.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 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
10 High Paying Jobs for Community College Graduates

10 High Paying Jobs for Community College Graduates

Get a high paying job in half the time of a four-year degree.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 9, 2014
20 Rules of the Application Road

20 Rules of the Application Road

It's a long and bumpy road. It's a challenging road. It's definitely wide open for you to travel. Getting through the college application process involves a lot of time and effort, ...

By MonsterTrak.com
Published March 4, 2009
College Tour Secrets

College Tour Secrets

College tours provide a great opportunity for you to visit campus and learn more about what a college has to offer. However, tour guides are told to stick with talking ...

By Ryan Uricks
Published October 4, 2008
Returning Students: Finish Your Undergraduate Degree

Returning Students: Finish Your Undergraduate Degree

Life on a college campus is a relatively carefree time for students entering from high school. But there's a more stressful side to campus life for transfer or returning students -- ...

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