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A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

The truth is that students should embrace their first-generation status, as it may actually give them an edge in the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 22, 2013
Tips to Work Effectively in Group Projects

Tips to Work Effectively in Group Projects

Effective group work can be one of the most difficult aspects of school—at any grade level.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published November 6, 2014
The Secret to College Applications

The Secret to College Applications

There's a secret to college applications, and Kristen is sharing it with Fastwebbers.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published October 30, 2012
Test-Taking Tips from a Test-Taker

Test-Taking Tips from a Test-Taker

There are a few simple ways to crack down on those exams.

Alison Graham
Published February 26, 2013
Ways to Study Ahead for Final Exams

Ways to Study Ahead for Final Exams

There are plenty of ways you can begin to prepare for final exams well before they start.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published November 6, 2014
Ways to Educate Yourself for Free

Ways to Educate Yourself for Free

Kizzy shares ways that you can educate yourself for free. And who doesn't like free learning?

By Kizzy Preston
Published November 23, 2011
What's Your Status?

What's Your Status?

When you're an applicant, people reviewing your application don't know you personally. To them, you are the online presence - whether you like it or not!

Published February 16, 2016
The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

Scholarships are one unique method of worry-free financing.

Diane Won
Published January 10, 2014
Staying Motivated Through the End of the Semester

Staying Motivated Through the End of the Semester

Utilize these tips from a professional tutor on how to motivated through the rest of your semester.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published November 6, 2015
College Campuses React to Bin Laden’s Death

College Campuses React to Bin Laden’s Death

Celebrations at Ground Zero. Image: Dan Nguyen @ New York City via Flickr.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 2, 2011
Top Ten Spring Break Schools

Top Ten Spring Break Schools

Check out which top 10 school made this year's list!

Published February 28, 2013
The Scoop on Study Abroad

The Scoop on Study Abroad

The world is your oyster - discover what's out there through studying abroad!

Laura Magerkurth
Published January 13, 2014
Writing Your First Resume

Writing Your First Resume

You should be willing to tweak your resume for each position that you plan to apply for, especially if they are in radically different fields.

Samantha Starkey
Published November 7, 2014
The List is Out: 279 Colleges with Enrollment Openings

The List is Out: 279 Colleges with Enrollment Openings

Still haven't made your final college decision? Choose from 279 schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 4, 2011
Monster Study Reveals Entrepreneurial Spirit in All

Monster Study Reveals Entrepreneurial Spirit in All

The study reveals new data on multi-generational entrepreneurship.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 28, 2013
30 Easy Ways to Save Money This Semester

30 Easy Ways to Save Money This Semester

There are easy ways to scrimp and save on just about everything.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 27, 2016
Ideas for Your Best Winter Break Yet

Ideas for Your Best Winter Break Yet

You need to use this time to make memories with all of the people you’ve missed most over the past semester.

McKenzie Nevins
Published November 10, 2014
Sequester Sets In

Sequester Sets In

The sequester – a series of automatic government spending cuts – went into effect Friday, March 1st, without congressional action.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 1, 2013
Why I Love Going to a Big Ten School

Why I Love Going to a Big Ten School

Different internship opportunities, sports and clubs can be seen around a large campus.

Alison Graham
Published November 10, 2014
Save Money: Amazon Gets Into the Textbook Rental Business

Save Money: Amazon Gets Into the Textbook Rental Business

Amazon offers new textbook rental service.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 10, 2012