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Gap Year Savings

Gap Year Savings

Find out how much money could go into your gap year savings.

By Kathryn Knight
Published March 11, 2009
Why Did I Stay Home?

Why Did I Stay Home?

You'll be asking yourself "why did I stay home?" if you don't have a study abroad experience.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published October 4, 2007
Find Your Ideal Study Routine: SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

Find Your Ideal Study Routine: SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

It’s not as difficult as it sounds; you just need to find the right studying strategy.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 8, 2017
LSAT Info, Test and Registration Dates

LSAT Info, Test and Registration Dates

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

By The Fastweb Team
Published August 15, 2016
Down to the Wire

Down to the Wire

If you're down to the wire, learn how to make a college decision quickly.

By Ashley Miller
Published March 9, 2009
The Admissions Glossary

The Admissions Glossary

Admit-Deny: Some schools will admit marginal students, but not award them any financial aid. Very few schools use admit-deny, because studies have shown that lack of sufficient financial aid is a ...

By Fastweb Staff
Published August 8, 2016
Compare Your Campus

Compare Your Campus

Learn from other students' college search experiences.

Published August 16, 2010
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
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
Winter Work for High School Juniors

Winter Work for High School Juniors

As a high school junior, you've got a lot going on - and even more ahead.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 7, 2016
What's My Role on Moving Day? A Guide for Parents

What's My Role on Moving Day? A Guide for Parents

Discover your role on college moving day.

By Kathryn Knight
Published August 4, 2016
When Passion & Skills Don’t Match

When Passion & Skills Don’t Match

Sure, it'd be nice if everyone's career path was simple - but that's not the way it works. So why don't colleges stop acting like it works that way?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 13, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
Your Turn: A Word to the Freshman Class

Your Turn: A Word to the Freshman Class

A student shares his college search experience.

By Justin Ruehs, Grand Valley State University
Published September 5, 2008
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
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