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The Myth of Multiple-Choice Methodology

The Myth of Multiple-Choice Methodology

There’s a new study in town that says, when it comes to multiple-choice questions, don’t go with your gut.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 11, 2013
5 Testing Tips for Your Hardest IB Exams

5 Testing Tips for Your Hardest IB Exams

College admissions officers tend to view IB diplomas very favorably, as they require a great deal of dedication and effort.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published April 8, 2015
Have You Considered Work Colleges?

Have You Considered Work Colleges?

Instead of going into debt, perhaps you should consider a work college.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 12, 2016
The Future of Affirmative Action

The Future of Affirmative Action

Find out more on the future of affirmative action.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published March 10, 2009
Study Abroad Makes You Happy

Study Abroad Makes You Happy

Your personality is positively impacted by studying abroad, according to a new study.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 11, 2013
Course Selection: Myths and Realities

Course Selection: Myths and Realities

A student gives a first hand account of college course selections: myths and realities.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published July 31, 2007
The Legacy Factor in College Applications

The Legacy Factor in College Applications

Find out more about the legacy factor in college admissions.

By Kristin Drew
Published January 1, 2007
How a Closed Door Can Change Your Outlook

How a Closed Door Can Change Your Outlook

A student details how a closed door can change your outlook when you've been rejected from your first-choice college.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published March 29, 2007
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
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
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 September 28, 2016
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
Three Things I’ve Learned About College Professors

Three Things I’ve Learned About College Professors

One thing that has surprised me the most about going back to school as an older student is how my view of professors has changed. Though I had a good rapport ...

Published June 5, 2007
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
Three Steps to Choosing a Career

Three Steps to Choosing a Career

Finding your dream job is easy if you really, truly know yourself.

By Michelle Tullier
Published September 28, 2010
Five Things to Learn While Flipping Burgers

Five Things to Learn While Flipping Burgers

Wouldn’t it be great to get a part-time job or paying internship that directly relates to what you want to do with your life? But what if you’re not sure what ...

By Mary Anne Hahn
Published September 5, 2008
I Have to Pick a Major -- Now What?

I Have to Pick a Major -- Now What?

Are you in the "I have to pick a major -- now what?" mode? If so, don't panic. If you're like many college students, the major you select won't have a ...

By Peter Vogt
Published September 4, 2008
Going to an All-Women's College

Going to an All-Women's College

During my senior year of high school, I was very thorough in my college search. There were many important factors for me to consider when choosing a college: location, cost, size ...

Making It Count
Published June 5, 2007
Why I Want an English Degree

Why I Want an English Degree

Clinging to the narrow railing, I eagerly waited for my turn to mount the remaining steps of the dilapidated book mobile. My seven-year-old eyes scanned the narrow shelves lining the trailer ...

Published June 5, 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