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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
October Checklist for High School Seniors

October Checklist for High School Seniors

This year, take the time at the beginning of each month to evaluate what you can do to continue your focus on the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 1, 2015
College Offering Pokémon Go Themed Campus Tours

College Offering Pokémon Go Themed Campus Tours

You’ve “gotta catch ‘em all” but you need to visit college campuses, too. What’s a student/player to do? We may have a solution for you.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 20, 2016
Colleges for Animal Lovers

Colleges for Animal Lovers

Would you bring your pet to college?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 11, 2015
Deciding If You Should Apply to College Early

Deciding If You Should Apply to College Early

Let's examine the question of when to apply to college: early or not?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 3, 2016
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 August 14, 2016
Road Trips 101: Visiting Colleges Over Spring Break

Road Trips 101: Visiting Colleges Over Spring Break

Since most colleges have schedules that differ from high schools, visiting on your spring break is a great tactic because you'll get to see the school while there's still life on campus.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2016
Private Colleges Offering Record-High Tuition Discounts

Private Colleges Offering Record-High Tuition Discounts

Where can you find these discounted tuition prices? Apparently, the higher the acceptance rate, the better the odds of obtaining these tuition price deals.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 18, 2016
Making College Choices Based on Aid Offers

Making College Choices Based on Aid Offers

Familiarize yourself with all of the details before making any choice based on a financial offer.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 14, 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
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 22, 2016
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