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Summer Programs for High School Students

Summer Programs for High School Students

Make your summer count - attend a summer program!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 26, 2015
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 ...

By William Sullivan
Published December 31, 2012
Eat Your Way to a Higher SAT or ACT Score

Eat Your Way to a Higher SAT or ACT 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 ...

By Renee Euchner
Published January 22, 2013
Beat the SAT Jitters

Beat the SAT Jitters

Q: “I get so nervous before a test. What can I do?” A: “The first time I took the SAT, I was so nervous, I couldn’t even remember what year it ...

By Renee Euchner
Published March 10, 2009
College Planning for Rising Seniors

College Planning for Rising Seniors

It's important to remember that the sooner you begin mapping out your own individualized plan for the college admissions process, the sooner you'll be on your way to college success!

Fastweb Staff
Published July 23, 2015
Against the Clock

Against the Clock

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

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2014
January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January is the start of a New Year <i>and</i> 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
3 Tips to Prepare for College Level Math

3 Tips to Prepare for College Level Math

You can prepare yourself to succeed in college level math courses!

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published February 5, 2015
May Checklist for High School Juniors

May Checklist for High School Juniors

Rising seniors, here's an action plan you can focus on in May.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 2015
May Checklist for High School Seniors

May Checklist for High School Seniors

Soon-to-be college freshman, there's plenty to focus on accomplishing this May!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 2015
May Checklist for Parents

May Checklist for Parents

There are things parents can do to help high schoolers and soon-to-be-college students prepare for their next phase in life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 2015
Countdown to College: A Summer To-Do List

Countdown to College: A Summer To-Do List

This next stage—embarking on your college journey—is a significant one. Preparing yourself now can only minimize your anxiety later.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published May 7, 2014
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
September College Prep Checklist for Parents

September College Prep Checklist for Parents

You should be thinking about college...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 26, 2015
August Checklist for High School Juniors

August Checklist for High School Juniors

The more organized you are in your studies and the college preparation process, the more you’ll be able to enjoy every moment with your friends.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 23, 2015
August Checklist for High School Seniors

August Checklist for High School Seniors

Vow to stay organized and on top of everything you need to do so that you can do the things you want to do.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 23, 2015
Thinking Ahead to College Admissions

Thinking Ahead to College Admissions

Admissions counselors often look for a well-rounded class, so it is important to allow your interests to flourish.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published August 19, 2014
Do Colleges Examine Your Online Presence?

Do Colleges Examine Your Online Presence?

You should undoubtedly clean up your social media presence, but how much do colleges really look at your posts?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 13, 2015
Should You Switch Your Major?

Should You Switch Your Major?

Your major is the foundation of your career. Choose one you enjoy and are passionate about!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 4, 2014
College Search Advice Myths - Revealed!

College Search Advice Myths - Revealed!

Take advice with a grain of salt and be aware of these myths!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 17, 2015