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Obstacles to Hispanic Higher Education

Obstacles to Hispanic Higher Education

Discover and learn how to overcome obstacles to Hispanic higher education.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published April 22, 2009
The Future of Affirmative Action

The Future of Affirmative Action

Find out more on the future of affirmative action.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published March 10, 2009
Are You Ready to Answer the Question?

Are You Ready to Answer the Question?

This student gives his first-hand account in trying to answer where his college search will take him.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published January 9, 2007
The Military College Drill

The Military College Drill

Brian Donovan is a graduate from the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He made the decision in high school that he wanted to go to a military college. "I wanted ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 22, 2016
Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

When picking out a college, you need to choose the institution that's best for you. Size, location and price are important. But for many black students graduating from high school today, ...

By Michael Pugh
Published January 22, 2016
Women's Colleges

Women's Colleges

Find out why a women's college could be right for you.

By Mike Pugh
Published August 15, 2014
Returning Students: Finish Your Undergraduate Degree

Returning Students: Finish Your Undergraduate Degree

Life on a college campus is a relatively carefree time for students entering from high school. But there's a more stressful side to campus life for transfer or returning students -- ...

By Susan Aaron, The Learning Coach
Published September 3, 2008
Colleges for Animal Lovers

Colleges for Animal Lovers

Would you bring your pet to college?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 11, 2015
Your Daily Dose of College Prep

Your Daily Dose of College Prep

It’s not always easy to set aside time to think about how to prepare for college and then actually prepare for college.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 20, 2013
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
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
Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics are important, but they aren't everything!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 18, 2016
Tuition Discount Secrets Revealed!

Tuition Discount Secrets Revealed!

Remember, when it comes to getting a discount on tuition, it never hurts to ask about the options available!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 5, 2015
Colleges Freeze Tuition Rates for 2013-14 School Year

Colleges Freeze Tuition Rates for 2013-14 School Year

Many colleges are working towards making college more affordable for students.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 24, 2013
Spring 2016 Must-Dos for High School Students

Spring 2016 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 16, 2016
The Difference in Degrees

The Difference in Degrees

Remember, any college degree is better than no college degree!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 2, 2013
Top 10 Happiest Colleges in the Country

Top 10 Happiest Colleges in the Country

What contributes to a student’s happiness at school?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 10, 2015
39 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

39 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

Why pay to apply? There are plenty of great colleges that have free applications!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 8, 2014
4 Support Services College Applicants Should Use

4 Support Services College Applicants Should Use

Applying to college is a stressful experience, and one with a wealth of conflicting information.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published September 12, 2014
Public or Private College? Weigh the Pros & Cons

Public or Private College? Weigh the Pros & Cons

At the end of the day, it’s wise to determine your main priorities and examine all schools you’re interested in, public and private, to see which best match what you’re looking for in your college experience.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 17, 2016