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Tips from a Scholarship Winner

Tips from a Scholarship Winner

Before financial aid, loans, and grants, scholarships are the best thing to help you pay for college fees because it's basically free money!

Christina Alfaro
Published September 30, 2014
6 Fun & Exciting Summer Camps for Adults

6 Fun & Exciting Summer Camps for Adults

Recapture childhood nostalgia by attending a summer camp tailored to adults.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 5, 2016
Preparing for Change: Returning Home for the Summer

Preparing for Change: Returning Home for the Summer

Coming home for the summer can feel a little tough and confusing. Here's how to prepare for positive and negative aspects.

McKenzie Nevins
Published May 25, 2016
Survey Reveals Gen Zers (That’s You!) Worry Most about Affording College, Student Loans

Survey Reveals Gen Zers (That’s You!) Worry Most about Affording College, Student Loans

Survey of Gen Zers reveals some surprising facts on their economic and financial concerns.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 21, 2012
Apple Unveils Big Back to School Deal with Free Beats Headphones

Apple Unveils Big Back to School Deal with Free Beats Headphones

Apple offers free Beats headphones and student discounts for back to school.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 27, 2015
Fastweb's Student Contributor Program Concludes: Year in Review

Fastweb's Student Contributor Program Concludes: Year in Review

As the 2015-2016 Student Contributors program ends, we’d like to recap the success of this year’s program, highlighting some important content that students contributed to Fastweb.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 1, 2016
College Choice Considerations

College Choice Considerations

Contrary to popular belief, there is no “perfect school.”

Maya Moritz
Published November 20, 2013
Financial Aid Company Illegally Bills Students, Refunds $5.2 Million

Financial Aid Company Illegally Bills Students, Refunds $5.2 Million

Financial aid companies forced to pay back families millions.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 27, 2015
How to Create a Summer Reading List You’ll Love

How to Create a Summer Reading List You’ll Love

Advice that can help you create a summer reading list you'll enjoy while challenging yourself, too.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published June 8, 2016
Top 11 Tips for Back to High School

Top 11 Tips for Back to High School

These tips will help you keep everything on track all semester long by starting out organized, with a plan and with right goals in mind.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 28, 2015
25 EPIC College Courses

25 EPIC College Courses

These wacky courses may be offered at a college near you.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 27, 2016
Back to School Sales Tax Holiday: When to Shop in Your State

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday: When to Shop in Your State

Stock up on back to school supplies on these free sales tax days.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 27, 2016
Work It: Finding and Holding Down a Job in College without Losing Your Cool

Work It: Finding and Holding Down a Job in College without Losing Your Cool

Kyiara shares her advice on balancing college and work.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published November 8, 2011
AP Classes: It’s About More than Credit

AP Classes: It’s About More than Credit

The definition of "Advanced Placement" is not "impossible.”

Paige Sheffield
Published November 25, 2013
Secret Study Hacks

Secret Study Hacks

Studying doesn't have to be hard. In fact, there are plenty of simple methods that exist which simplify the entire process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 19, 2016
Secretary Duncan Calls for Accountability, Lower Student Loan Debt

Secretary Duncan Calls for Accountability, Lower Student Loan Debt

Secretary Duncan speaks on college affordability, accountability.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 28, 2015
Obama Administration Takes Stand against Sexual Assault

Obama Administration Takes Stand against Sexual Assault

Vice President Biden speaking out against sexual assault at University of New Hampshire, which was chosen as the location for the announcement because of its exceptional sexual assult prevention programs. Photo: AP Photo/Cheryl Senter

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 5, 2011
Paid to Stay

Paid to Stay

students must meet a variety of requirements to qualify for the free semester.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 28, 2013
Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome week seems to universally fall into two seemingly contradictory categories: hugely boring, with lots of down time; and insanely busy, with far more social activities and required events than seemed necessary.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 6, 2014
New Financial Aid Facebook App to Launch

New Financial Aid Facebook App to Launch

New Facebook app will help find financial aid.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 6, 2011