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Over 60 Colleges Join 2015-2016 Common Application Network

Over 60 Colleges Join 2015-2016 Common Application Network

More than 60 schools have joined in on The Common Application to increase college accessibility for students.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 30, 2015
What's New with the 2015-2016 Common Application Essays?

What's New with the 2015-2016 Common Application Essays?

The Common Application has released the 2015-2016 essay prompts, as well as unveiling helpful changes to the essay submission process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 30, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court to Tackle Race on College Applications

U.S. Supreme Court to Tackle Race on College Applications

U.S. Supreme Court to rule on race in college admissions.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 30, 2015
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 June 29, 2015
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 June 29, 2015
10 Completely False College Myths

10 Completely False College Myths

These rumors are about as real as a mythical creature, like the above unicorn. Note: The unicorn pictured above is not real.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 29, 2015
Pursue Your Passion: 8 Weird Schools

Pursue Your Passion: 8 Weird Schools

Find a school and do what you love.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 24, 2015
8 Tips to Follow for Obtaining a Fellowship

8 Tips to Follow for Obtaining a Fellowship

Fellowships can take your research (and your career) to new heights and some even offer financial and travel rewards.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 23, 2015
Your Game Plan: 5 Ways to Graduate in Four Years

Your Game Plan: 5 Ways to Graduate in Four Years

Save money on college costs with this four-year graduation plan.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 19, 2015
CollegeBoard and Khan Academy Team Up for Free SAT Prep

CollegeBoard and Khan Academy Team Up for Free SAT Prep

Practice for the SAT with the new, free online tool from CollegeBoard and Khan Academy.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 16, 2015
Get Paid for Your Degree: Teaching Assistantships

Get Paid for Your Degree: Teaching Assistantships

Working as a TA can give you the boost you need in financial aid.

By Chris Diehl
Published June 11, 2015
Colleges for Animal Lovers

Colleges for Animal Lovers

Would you bring your pet to college?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 11, 2015
Campus Tour Do’s and Don’ts

Campus Tour Do’s and Don’ts

Remember, the campus tour is really for your benefit.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 10, 2015
Mastering Summer College Visits

Mastering Summer College Visits

Touring campuses during summer can be challenging. Make it worthwhile with these college visit tips.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 9, 2015
Begin to Prepare for the Computer-Delivered ACT & SAT

Begin to Prepare for the Computer-Delivered ACT & SAT

There is no need to be dismayed about taking the computer-delivered ACT or SAT.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published June 2, 2015
220 Colleges Still Accepting Fall Applications

220 Colleges Still Accepting Fall Applications

Find out which 220 colleges are still accepting applications for this coming fall 2015 semester.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 15, 2015
Sophomore Classes for Junior Year Success

Sophomore Classes for Junior Year Success

In addition to the basic sophomore classes required for high school graduation, here are four courses to consider enrolling in for junior year – and ultimately college – success.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published May 4, 2015
When Passion & Skills Don’t Match

When Passion & Skills Don’t Match

Sure, it'd be nice if everyone's career path was simple - but that's not the way it works. So why don't colleges stop acting like it works that way?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 27, 2015
Keeping Track of the College Admissions Process

Keeping Track of the College Admissions Process

The key to getting everything you need to done is time management, prioritizing, and organizing.

Christina Alfaro
Published April 23, 2015
Developing Your College List

Developing Your College List

Deciding on what college you want to attend is a serious decision and a good amount of time is necessary in making it.

Christina Alfaro
Published April 23, 2015