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Planning Ahead: Timeline for a Successful Senior Year

Planning Ahead: Timeline for a Successful Senior Year

Follow this college prep timeline for a successful senior year.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published April 6, 2015
April Checklist for High School Seniors

April Checklist for High School Seniors

April is an important time to focus on your future!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 6, 2015
April Checklist for High School Juniors

April Checklist for High School Juniors

Your senior year of high school is nearing and things will become chaotic quite quickly - trust us on this one.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 6, 2015
Gear Up for National Decision Day

Gear Up for National Decision Day

Close the college search process and celebrate on National Decision Day by making the smartest decision possible!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 6, 2015
3 Signs You’re Ready to Commit to a College

3 Signs You’re Ready to Commit to a College

Discover the three signs that will help you make your final college decision.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 1, 2015
10 Resources for Attending and Succeeding in College for Lower-Income Students

10 Resources for Attending and Succeeding in College for Lower-Income Students

Don't fall behind; get ahead with these college resources.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 24, 2015
What Can I Do If I Regret Applying Early Decision?

What Can I Do If I Regret Applying Early Decision?

While students should be certain they will attend the college or university before applying Early Decision if accepted, life often gets in the way.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published March 12, 2015
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
Choosing Between the Expensive Dream School & the Affordable Back-Up

Choosing Between the Expensive Dream School & the Affordable Back-Up

You're in quite the conundrum. What should you do?

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published March 10, 2015
Your Test Prep To Do List

Your Test Prep To Do List

Ensure you have all of your ducks in a row before the exam so you won't feel rushed or need to scramble the day of the test.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2015
Writing the Perfect Admissions Essay

Writing the Perfect Admissions Essay

Strategizing is key and some essay-writing tips can help to do so.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 3, 2015
Jobs Influencing Students Choice of Major

Jobs Influencing Students Choice of Major

Since the beginning of school students are told they can grow up to be whatever they wanted to be. While that is still the case, something is changing that is having ...

Published February 26, 2015
Spring 2015 Must-Dos for High School Students

Spring 2015 Must-Dos for High School Students

Whether you're a freshman or a senior, there's something you can be doing now for your college search.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 26, 2015
Choosing a Major That's Perfect for You

Choosing a Major That's Perfect for You

"What's your major?" No question causes college students so much angst. But this doesn't have to be the case. Take the right steps to select the major that fits your goals. ...

By Roxana Hadad and Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published February 25, 2015
Can't Decide on a Major? Not to Worry!

Can't Decide on a Major? Not to Worry!

Deciding on a major doesn't have to be stressful -- here's why.

By Dr. Uma Gupta
Published February 24, 2015
Ask an Expert: Will My Degree Get Me a Job?

Ask an Expert: Will My Degree Get Me a Job?

Many college students ask "how do you plan academics around a career?"

By Peter Vogt, Monster Career Coach
Published February 24, 2015
Making Plans to Move Majors

Making Plans to Move Majors

You’re bored in your classes. You’re not doing well. You realize that when you were a freshman, you had no idea what you were doing. All signs point to one solution: ...

By Chris Diehl
Published February 24, 2015
Can You Beg Your Way Off the Wait List?

Can You Beg Your Way Off the Wait List?

What happens when you're waiting on a "yes" or "no" to plan your future and you just get a "maybe" instead? Many say, just beg!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 24, 2015
March College Checklist for High School Seniors

March College Checklist for High School Seniors

Seniors, you’re almost to the finish line, but still have some tasks to finish up before the school year – and your high school career - is over.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2015
March College Checklist for High School Juniors

March College Checklist for High School Juniors

Your college admissions process is gearing up now - more than ever, and it is only going to intensify from here on out.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2015