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4 Ways to Prioritize Your Test Prep this Fall

4 Ways to Prioritize Your Test Prep this Fall

Creating a semester plan and finding ways to stay motivated and on track can be instrumental in your test prep success.

By Hilary Gan, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 7, 2016
What to Know About Choosing a Community College vs. a Four-Year University

What to Know About Choosing a Community College vs. a Four-Year University

When determining whether to get your bachelor’s, associate, or both, a number of factors should be taken into consideration.

By Hilary Gan, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 7, 2016
The Latest & Greatest Scholarships for Grad Students

The Latest & Greatest Scholarships for Grad Students

Who says you’re too old to get an award? Certainly, not us!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 6, 2016
College Application Checklist

College Application Checklist

Make sure you're on track with this college application checklist.

By Chris Diehl
Published August 31, 2016
College Planning for Rising Seniors

College Planning for Rising Seniors

It's important to remember that the sooner you begin mapping out your own individualized plan for the college admissions process, the sooner you'll be on your way to college success!

Fastweb Staff
Published August 30, 2016
College Planning for High School Seniors

College Planning for High School Seniors

Senior year is easily the most overwhelming for high school students but staying organized will guarantee a solid finish.

Fastweb Staff
Published August 30, 2016
What is Early Decision/Early Action?

What is Early Decision/Early Action?

Before you apply for early decision, make sure you've made the right decision.

By Roxana Hadad and Tavia Evans
Published August 29, 2016
September College Prep Checklist for High School Juniors

September College Prep Checklist for High School Juniors

Make a strategy on how you’ll approach this semester - and follow it.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 26, 2016
September College Prep Checklist for High School Seniors

September College Prep Checklist for High School Seniors

Remember, the earlier you begin, the easier it will be.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 26, 2016
Understanding the Early Decision Debate

Understanding the Early Decision Debate

Asking for a college commitment so early in the senior year may rush a decision when a student does not have all the information needed to make an informed decision.

The Fastweb Team
Published August 26, 2016
September College Prep Checklist for Parents

September College Prep Checklist for Parents

You should be thinking about college...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 26, 2016
Is Early Decision Right for You? Get the Pros and Cons

Is Early Decision Right for You? Get the Pros and Cons

Everybody is different: early decision and early action might be right for one student, but could be a mistake for another.

By Kathleen Carmichael, Ph.D.
Published August 24, 2016
UPDATE: Grad Students Petition for Employee Status; Labor Board Rules

UPDATE: Grad Students Petition for Employee Status; Labor Board Rules

Graduate students are considered "students," not "employees" so they can't unionize. But, many are hoping to change this with a new petition.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 24, 2016
Timeline for Applying to Graduate School

Timeline for Applying to Graduate School

Balance your senior year and the graduate school application process.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 24, 2016
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
Registering for the GRE 2016 - 2017

Registering for the GRE 2016 - 2017

Get to know the format, test dates and price.

By The Fastweb Team
Published August 15, 2016
College Essay Editing Tips for Parents

College Essay Editing Tips for Parents

When he or she comes to you (as most smart students do) asking you to help edit his or her personal statement, don’t panic!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 15, 2016
2016 – 2017 SAT and ACT Test Dates: Are You Registered?

2016 – 2017 SAT and ACT Test Dates: Are You Registered?

Check out the 2016 - 2017 SAT and ACT test dates.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 15, 2016
Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics are important, but they aren't everything!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 14, 2016
5 Rewards of AP Courses

5 Rewards of AP Courses

By taking AP courses, you’re demonstrating to the college that you are able to handle a college level course while you’re still in high school.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 14, 2016