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Developing & Narrowing Down Your Potential Colleges List

Developing & Narrowing Down Your Potential Colleges List

These steps can help you create your own personalized snapshot of schools you’re considering and whether or not you should continue to consider them at all.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 4, 2016
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
College Questions for Students with Disabilities

College Questions for Students with Disabilities

Be sure you know these college questions for students with disabilities.

By Roxana Hadad
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
Hispanic-Serving Institutions

Hispanic-Serving Institutions

When researching colleges, you need to choose the institution that fits your needs. Size, location and price are important. But Hispanic students also have the option of attending a Hispanic-serving institution ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 22, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
November Checklist for High School Seniors

November Checklist for High School Seniors

November is a pivotal time of year for high school seniors - and we’re not just talking turkey.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 26, 2015
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
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
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
Hiring Managers Release Top 10 Colleges List

Hiring Managers Release Top 10 Colleges List

Hiring managers weigh in on best colleges.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 28, 2015
College Fair Checklists

College Fair Checklists

Learn everything you need to know about college fairs!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 20, 2015
College Choice Questions

College Choice Questions

Deciding between schools? Get the answers you need by asking the right questions from the right resources.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 20, 2015
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