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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
August Checklist for High School Juniors

August Checklist for High School Juniors

The more organized you are in your studies and the college preparation process, the more you’ll be able to enjoy every moment with your friends.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 23, 2015
August Checklist for High School Seniors

August Checklist for High School Seniors

Vow to stay organized and on top of everything you need to do so that you can do the things you want to do.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 23, 2015
Do Colleges Examine Your Online Presence?

Do Colleges Examine Your Online Presence?

You should undoubtedly clean up your social media presence, but how much do colleges really look at your posts?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 13, 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
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
May Checklist for Parents

May Checklist for Parents

There are things parents can do to help high schoolers and soon-to-be-college students prepare for their next phase in life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 2015
College Search Advice Myths - Revealed!

College Search Advice Myths - Revealed!

Take advice with a grain of salt and be aware of these myths!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 17, 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
How to Have a Productive Gap Year

How to Have a Productive Gap Year

The key to a successful gap year is to begin your planning early.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published April 8, 2015
April Checklist for High School Seniors

April Checklist for High School Seniors

April is an important time to focus on your future!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 6, 2015
Gear Up for National Decision Day

Gear Up for National Decision Day

Close the college search process and celebrate on National Decision Day by making the smartest decision possible!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 6, 2015
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
What Can I Do If I Regret Applying Early Decision?

What Can I Do If I Regret Applying Early Decision?

While students should be certain they will attend the college or university before applying Early Decision if accepted, life often gets in the way.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published March 12, 2015
Choosing Between the Expensive Dream School & the Affordable Back-Up

Choosing Between the Expensive Dream School & the Affordable Back-Up

You're in quite the conundrum. What should you do?

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published March 10, 2015
You've Applied. Now What?

You've Applied. Now What?

January, February and some of March aren’t just dull months in terms of weather but also in the admissions process. After months of standardized testing, campus visits and arduous applications it ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 21, 2015
What to Do While You’re Waiting to Hear from Colleges

What to Do While You’re Waiting to Hear from Colleges

February and March are tense within the world of college admissions - for all involved parties.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 17, 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