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10 Completely False College Myths

10 Completely False College Myths

These rumors are about as real as a mythical creature, like the above unicorn. Note: The unicorn pictured above is not real.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 29, 2015
Colleges for Animal Lovers

Colleges for Animal Lovers

Would you bring your pet to college?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 11, 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
Developing Your College List

Developing Your College List

Deciding on what college you want to attend is a serious decision and a good amount of time is necessary in making it.

Christina Alfaro
Published April 23, 2015
Getting Ahead Over Summer Break

Getting Ahead Over Summer Break

Utilize the summer between your junior and senior year in high school to prepare for your college search and the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2015
Planning Ahead: Timeline for a Successful Senior Year

Planning Ahead: Timeline for a Successful Senior Year

Follow this college prep timeline for a successful senior year.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published April 6, 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
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
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 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
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
Your College Search Checklist

Your College Search Checklist

Choosing a college or university is often a matter of exposure, luck and research.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published August 20, 2014
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
Top 10 College Towns

Top 10 College Towns

The natural sites, diversity of the area, the downtown scene and the employment rates are just some of the factors that rank a college town.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 22, 2014
Juniors: Prepare for Admissions

Juniors: Prepare for Admissions

The more you prepare for college admissions now, the easier the process will become.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 3, 2014
Over 275 Colleges Accepting Late Applicants

Over 275 Colleges Accepting Late Applicants

Still unsure about your college plans? Don’t worry – it’s not too late to pursue attending a college this fall!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 5, 2014
What High School Seniors Should Do Right Now

What High School Seniors Should Do Right Now

Relief is sweet and you likely want to look at your entire college admissions process as a distant memory. Not so fast!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 25, 2014
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
Top 10 States with Most Affordable Tuition

Top 10 States with Most Affordable Tuition

There are no if’s and’s or but’s about it – college is downright expensive!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2013
Winter Work for High School Juniors

Winter Work for High School Juniors

As a high school junior, you've got a lot going on - and even more ahead.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 11, 2013