Home / Colleges / Colleges Articles

Colleges Articles

Displaying 301 - 320 of 501
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 April 22, 2014
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
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
Six Internship Job Search Tips

Six Internship Job Search Tips

Each year, students obtain interesting, substantive and career-related internships. The keys to their success: preparation and an early start in the internship search process. Your search for an internship or summer ...

By MonsterTRAK
Published September 5, 2008
Choosing Classes? Learn From My Mistakes

Choosing Classes? Learn From My Mistakes

In early June of this year, as my sophomore year of high school was drawing to a close, I realized several things. First, I was halfway through with high school, and ...

By Rachael Scarborough King
Published June 5, 2007
College by Dr. Dre

College by Dr. Dre

What would you do with a degree in "disruption?"

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 4, 2013
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
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
College Application & Admissions FAQ

College Application & Admissions FAQ

Quick tips for campus visits, letters of recommendation, standardized tests, and early admission.

By CampusCompare.com
Published March 5, 2009
Find Your Perfect SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

Find Your Perfect 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 July 23, 2015