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January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January is the start of a New Year and a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 16, 2015
January College Checklist for High School Seniors

January College Checklist for High School Seniors

January is the start of a New Year and a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 16, 2015
Applying to the Right Number of Colleges: Is There One?

Applying to the Right Number of Colleges: Is There One?

When it comes to the right number of applications to submit, is there a "perfect" number?

Aggie Kallinicou
Published December 14, 2015
Taking a Break before Graduate School? Consider these Pros & Cons

Taking a Break before Graduate School? Consider these Pros & Cons

There are so many options available to graduating students - find the one that's right for you by considering these pros and cons.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 14, 2015
99 Colleges That Give ALL Students a Scholarship

99 Colleges That Give ALL Students a Scholarship

You've got 99 problems but tuition isn't one at these schools!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 14, 2015
4 Things You Can Learn From Winter Campus Tours

4 Things You Can Learn From Winter Campus Tours

Take advantage of the winter to see what sort of temperatures you will likely battle, as well as how each campus defines the “winter blues.”

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 8, 2015
How to Handle the Final Load

How to Handle the Final Load

It’s like the professors and university are torturing you. December means holiday celebrations, a break from school and time at home with your family. But December also means two of the ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 2, 2015
Timing Your Graduate School Application

Timing Your Graduate School Application

A good plan is essential to getting into your top choice graduate school.

Published November 9, 2015
What to Expect from the New, Redesigned SAT

What to Expect from the New, Redesigned SAT

Take a look at what’s changing on the exam so you can be better prepared.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 4, 2015
How to Fail an Exam

How to Fail an Exam

Your new mantra: Reviewing answers, good. Dwelling on questions, bad.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 2, 2015
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
President Obama Begins Initial Stages of Free Community College

President Obama Begins Initial Stages of Free Community College

Obama pushes next phase of free community college for all.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 17, 2015
The Alumni Interview: What Is It & How Do I Prepare?

The Alumni Interview: What Is It & How Do I Prepare?

Prepare to conquer this aspect of both your college search and the college admissions interviewing process.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 3, 2015
Choosing a College: Which Numbers Matter?

Choosing a College: Which Numbers Matter?

Learn how to decipher all of those college statistics.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 3, 2015
Will Studying Abroad Help or Hurt My Studies?

Will Studying Abroad Help or Hurt My Studies?

Before you study abroad, determine if studying abroad will positively or negatively impact your studies.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 3, 2015
Hiring Managers Release Top 10 Colleges List

Hiring Managers Release Top 10 Colleges List

Hiring managers weigh in on best colleges.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 28, 2015
The Real Impact of Applying Early Decision

The Real Impact of Applying Early Decision

Take these points into consideration if applying early decision.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 24, 2015
Tips to Start Your AP Class on the Right Foot

Tips to Start Your AP Class on the Right Foot

Start your AP level classes ahead of the game by following these helpful pointers.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published August 4, 2015
Don't Forget to Do These 3 Things Your Senior Year!

Don't Forget to Do These 3 Things Your Senior Year!

High school seniors: you simply must remember to complete these tasks this year!

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published August 4, 2015
Dressing for Success

Dressing for Success

Remember, it's always better to overdress than underdress!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 8, 2015