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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
You’ve Received Your Acceptance Letters: Now What?

You’ve Received Your Acceptance Letters: Now What?

Whether your acceptance letters are from safety or reach schools, or somewhere in between, one thing remains certain: you have some very important decisions to make.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2016
A Guide to College Open Houses

A Guide to College Open Houses

Open houses, like campus tours, provide students with a unique opportunity to get information so they can decide whether or not to apply to the school.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2016
Happy New Year: Top Colleges for 2017

Happy New Year: Top Colleges for 2017

Start the new year exploring the best colleges in the country.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 23, 2016
Formula for the Perfect College Essay

Formula for the Perfect College Essay

Is there a correct way to write an essay?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 10, 2016
College Care Package Ideas

College Care Package Ideas

Any college student across the nation would love to receive a subscription box or a delightful one-time delivery from someone who cares.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 8, 2016
3 Extra Touches to Impress with Your College Essay

3 Extra Touches to Impress with Your College Essay

Discover are three overlooked, yet effective ways to impress with your college essay.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published November 8, 2016
3 Tips for Transferring Spring Semester

3 Tips for Transferring Spring Semester

Consider the following for a more manageable transition this spring.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published November 8, 2016
Key Ways to Use Your Learning Style During Test Prep

Key Ways to Use Your Learning Style During Test Prep

Once you have figured out your learning style(s), you should adapt your study methods accordingly.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published November 8, 2016
You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School

You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School

Have it all with a healthy work life balance.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 31, 2016
November Checklist for High School Seniors

November Checklist for High School Seniors

November is a pivotal time of year for high school seniors - and we’re not just talking turkey.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 24, 2016
November Checklist for High School Juniors

November Checklist for High School Juniors

You need to focus more than ever before on your studies, which classes you choose to take and how much you devote to preparing for standardized testing and college research outside the classroom.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 24, 2016
How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

While you can’t take the exams for them (yes, we know you’ve thought about it) you can help ease their exam anxieties in other ways.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 22, 2016
Where in the World are the Top Colleges?

Where in the World are the Top Colleges?

Times Higher Education lists the best schools in the world.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 21, 2016
Letters of Recommendation Basics

Letters of Recommendation Basics

Who and how to ask for this application component.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 14, 2016
33 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

33 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

Why pay to apply? There are plenty of great colleges that have free applications!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 14, 2016
College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

What’s most curious about the college essay is that many of the topics on this list (those that should be avoided) also happen to be some of the most commonly used topics out there.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 11, 2016
4 Ways to Strengthen Your ACT Science Score

4 Ways to Strengthen Your ACT Science Score

Improve your ACT science score with these four helpful tips.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published October 5, 2016
Questions to Ask When Considering Potential Colleges

Questions to Ask When Considering Potential Colleges

If there’s a question you have that’s not on the list – make sure you ask it!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 4, 2016
Finding a College That Fits You

Finding a College That Fits You

What do you want in a college?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 3, 2016