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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
Surfing the College Website

Surfing the College Website

Scope out the college website during your college search.

By The Professors' Guide
Published April 21, 2009
LSAT Info, Test and Registration Dates

LSAT Info, Test and Registration Dates

Prepare for the LSAT by knowing when and how to take it.

Published October 14, 2009
Look Forward to Smelling the Roses

Look Forward to Smelling the Roses

A student shares her college application experience.

Published June 5, 2007
An Equation for Finding the Perfect Grad School

An Equation for Finding the Perfect Grad School

Is there an equation for finding the perfect school? A student searching for a graduate school attempts it.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published March 13, 2007
A Dream Deferred?  Aspirations and the Realities of Financing College

A Dream Deferred? Aspirations and the Realities of Financing College

Is your first choice a dream deferred? Aspirations and the realities of financing college from a student's perspective.

By Lisa Hardman
Published March 6, 2007
There's No "I" in SAT

There's No "I" in SAT

When it came to applying for scholarships, my search always came to a screeching halt because I felt unqualified for any of the opportunities. The awards that promised "big money" were ...

Published June 5, 2007
Campus Tour: Virginia is for Students

Campus Tour: Virginia is for Students

Take these campus tours where Virginia is for students.

By Jenny Blackman, ApplyWise.com
Published March 10, 2009
Why Does My Child Need the iPad?

Why Does My Child Need the iPad?

The iPad may become crucial to obtaining a college degree.

By Kathryn Knight
Published July 7, 2010
Have You Considered These Work Colleges?

Have You Considered These Work Colleges?

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

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 1, 2015
Applying to College is More Complicated than It Seems

Applying to College is More Complicated than It Seems

It's December. All remnants of turkey and stuffing have been expunged from the fridge. The days are getting shorter and temperatures are dipping lower. Wal-Mart is drenched in red, white and ...

By Jeremy Ogul (Fastweb member)
Published June 9, 2007
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
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 14, 2016
Obstacles to Hispanic Higher Education

Obstacles to Hispanic Higher Education

Discover and learn how to overcome obstacles to Hispanic higher education.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published April 22, 2009
What's It Like Being a Senior?

What's It Like Being a Senior?

Questions are like itches. You know you aren’t supposed to scratch, but sometimes you just ... gotta. One question that should remain tickly and untouched is the one everyone’s always ...

By Molly Seltzer, Molly.FastWeb@gmail.com
Published September 5, 2008
ACT Reports Only 1 in 4 High School Students Ready for College

ACT Reports Only 1 in 4 High School Students Ready for College

Be college ready. Prepare for standardized tests.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 29, 2012
Against the Clock

Against the Clock

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

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2014
Maximizing Your College Admissions Application

Maximizing Your College Admissions Application

College admissions offices are busy places. Think about an admissions office receiving 5,000 to 10,000 or more applications. That is a lot of reading. What will make your application stand out? ...

By Carl Behrend
Published June 9, 2007
College Wait Listing Increases: Will You Get Stuck on the List?

College Wait Listing Increases: Will You Get Stuck on the List?

Colleges are increasing using wait lists -- how do you avoid them?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 10, 2012
Basics of Transferring from a Community College

Basics of Transferring from a Community College

Make the transfer process from a community college seamlessly.

By Bridget Kulla
Published October 4, 2010