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Trade Secrets: What Your Guidance Counselor Wants You to Know about Applying to College

Trade Secrets: What Your Guidance Counselor Wants You to Know about Applying to College

When it comes to the college admissions process, what you haven't heard may be what's most important.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Early Decision Commitment: 5 Signs that You’re Not Ready

Early Decision Commitment: 5 Signs that You’re Not Ready

Are you read to apply early decision? Here are five signs that you're not.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 8, 2016
What Colleges Want

What Colleges Want

College admissions officers are forced to go through piles of mundane applications, so let yours reflect your individuality and you'll shine.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Juniors: Prepare for Admissions

Juniors: Prepare for Admissions

The more you prepare for college admissions now, the easier the process will become.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Against the Clock: Timing Tips for Test-Takers

Against the Clock: Timing Tips for Test-Takers

Taking standardized tests is tough but, if you prepare properly, it can be a lot less stressful!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
How to Procure the Best College Recommendation Letters

How to Procure the Best College Recommendation Letters

Keep these important aspects in mind when going through the process of obtaining a college recommendation letter.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Fall Must-Dos for High School Students

Fall Must-Dos for High School Students

Check out what you need to get accomplished during your first semester.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 8, 2016
Your College Admissions Options

Your College Admissions Options

Did you know there are four types of college admissions options for students? The earlier you educate yourself on these options, the better! That way, when the time comes, all options will be available to you.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Building Your Brag Sheet

Building Your Brag Sheet

Including a brag sheet can help you get into the college of your dreams!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
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 August 8, 2016
Simplify the Admissions Process

Simplify the Admissions Process

You have two choices: the easy way or the hard way. Why not make things easier on yourself with these four steps?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Getting into College with Bad Grades

Getting into College with Bad Grades

The number one rule to follow in college admissions? Don't give up!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Find Your Ideal Study Routine: SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

Find Your Ideal Study Routine: 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 August 8, 2016
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 August 8, 2016
SAT Study Tips

SAT Study Tips

Don't stress over the SAT, just prep for it instead!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 7, 2016
Eat Your Way to a Higher SAT or ACT Exam Score

Eat Your Way to a Higher SAT or ACT Exam Score

Preparing for the college admission tests while eating potato chips and drinking cola? You may not be as ready for the SAT or ACT as you think. We talked to dieticians ...

The Fastweb Team
Published August 6, 2016
What’s a “Good” Score on the ACT, Anyway?

What’s a “Good” Score on the ACT, Anyway?

Where do you stand compared to students across the nation?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 6, 2016
7 Steps to Improving Your ACT or SAT Scores

7 Steps to Improving Your ACT or SAT Scores

In the end, your effort and hard work will be worth it once you have your pick of all your choice schools.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 6, 2016
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 August 6, 2016
Everyday SAT Prep

Everyday SAT Prep

There are many parts of a successful college application, the most important of which is high school grades. The second most important part is the SAT score. The SAT is typically ...

The Fastweb Team
Published August 5, 2016