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November Checklist for High School Juniors

November Checklist for High School Juniors

You need to focus more than ever before on your studies, which classes you choose to take and how much you devote to preparing for standardized testing and college research outside the classroom.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 26, 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
Make Your Campus Visit Valuable

Make Your Campus Visit Valuable

If you want more out of a campus tour, it’s up to you!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 10, 2015
Finding a College That Fits You

Finding a College That Fits You

What do you want in a college?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 14, 2016
America's Most Expensive Colleges

America's Most Expensive Colleges

Students attending one of these schools on the list can expect to pay more than a quarter of a million dollars for a four-year degree when tuition increases are taken into account!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 16, 2014
4 Things You Can Learn From Winter Campus Tours

4 Things You Can Learn From Winter Campus Tours

Take advantage of the winter to see what sort of temperatures you will likely battle, as well as how each campus defines the “winter blues.”

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 8, 2015
Spring Break College Visits: Where Do I Go & What Do I Look For?

Spring Break College Visits: Where Do I Go & What Do I Look For?

Spring is the perfect time for students to visit prospective colleges and universities.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published April 1, 2014
Have You Considered These Work Colleges?

Have You Considered These Work Colleges?

Instead of going into debt, perhaps you should consider a work college.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 1, 2015
Top 10 Diverse Colleges in the Country

Top 10 Diverse Colleges in the Country

Choose a diverse college to further your learning experience.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 3, 2015
99 Colleges That Give ALL Students a Scholarship

99 Colleges That Give ALL Students a Scholarship

You've got 99 problems but tuition isn't one at these schools!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 14, 2015
Applying to the Right Number of Colleges: Is There One?

Applying to the Right Number of Colleges: Is There One?

When it comes to the right number of applications to submit, is there a "perfect" number?

Aggie Kallinicou
Published December 14, 2015
Discounted Colleges: Up to 76% Off College Costs

Discounted Colleges: Up to 76% Off College Costs

Did Harvard University make the list?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 2, 2012
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
The Most Demanding Majors

The Most Demanding Majors

How much time do you spend studying? It may depend on your major, according to a recent report.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 24, 2013
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 July 7, 2015
February College Checklist for High School Seniors

February College Checklist for High School Seniors

Seniors, use this list to remain on track for college during the month of February.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 21, 2016
The Top 10 Most Expensive Colleges in America

The Top 10 Most Expensive Colleges in America

While most colleges are costly, these schools really break bank.

Published August 22, 2013
September College Prep Checklist for Parents

September College Prep Checklist for Parents

You should be thinking about college...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 26, 2015
Accepted! 5 Steps to Take Now

Accepted! 5 Steps to Take Now

While the hard work is mainly over, there are some things you should do to ensure you can make a decision and stay confident you made the right one.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 3, 2016
3 Signs You’re Ready to Commit to a College

3 Signs You’re Ready to Commit to a College

Discover the three signs that will help you make your final college decision.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 1, 2015