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Why You Should Start the College Process Even Earlier Than You Think

Why You Should Start the College Process Even Earlier Than You Think

The age old rule of thumb - early is on time, on time is late and late is unacceptable - has never been more appropriate for a scenario.

Hailie Higgins
Published August 26, 2016
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
All About Essays

All About Essays

Suddenly, it’s hard to imagine anything that makes you stand out. But, of course, there is a topic out there for everyone!

Maya Moritz
Published January 22, 2014
Considering Different Aspects of College Choices

Considering Different Aspects of College Choices

In order to choose the college that best fits you, you must consider many aspects.

Bailey VanNatta
Published November 10, 2014
How to Be a Successful College Freshman

How to Be a Successful College Freshman

Survive freshman year with these expert tips.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 1, 2016
The Simplest Way to Write an Essay

The Simplest Way to Write an Essay

By creating an essay outline and gathering all the information before writing the actual essay, the essay essentially writes itself.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Top Party Schools Ranked: 2016-2017

Top Party Schools Ranked: 2016-2017

Find out who landed the Princeton Review's number one party school spot this year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 30, 2016
SAT Spruce Up

SAT Spruce Up

The change will undoubtedly affect many students – 1.66 million prospective college students took the exam last year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 4, 2013
Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

It’s all about the hunt for money that isn’t yours, the money that will fund your dreams and who doesn’t love the competition?

Alison Graham
Published January 23, 2014
The Hardest College Courses

The Hardest College Courses

If you find any of the following courses particularly easy or awesome, consider yourself lucky, smarty-pants!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 12, 2014
5 Reasons Personalized Study Plans are Effective

5 Reasons Personalized Study Plans are Effective

Personalized study plans allow students to assess their current abilities, think about future goals and how to reach them, and take ownership in creating their learning environment.

By Hilary Gan, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 7, 2016
Productive Holiday Break Ideas

Productive Holiday Break Ideas

Winter break is the perfect time for students to get organized on their schoolwork and take a deeper look into colleges and scholarships.

Christina Alfaro
Published November 14, 2014
Finals Studying Strategies

Finals Studying Strategies

At this time of year, you’ll receive a plethora of advice on how to best budget your time during finals. And while it’s important to set yourself up on some kind ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 30, 2011
Alternative Spring Break

Alternative Spring Break

"Spring Fix," an alternative version, has replaced the traditional week of partying on MTV this year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 5, 2013
Steering Clear of Second Semester Setbacks

Steering Clear of Second Semester Setbacks

Second semester is your second chance to focus!

Diane Won
Published January 27, 2014
What College Students Ate in 2014

What College Students Ate in 2014

Unsurprisingly, there are plenty of unusual habits when it came to college eating habits over the past year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 18, 2014
2011 Job Outlook for College Grads

2011 Job Outlook for College Grads

Be prepared for your job search. This year will see a rise in jobs for college grads.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 12, 2011
Keeping in Touch with Friends While in College

Keeping in Touch with Friends While in College

In this modern day, it’s easier than ever to stay connected – no matter how close or far apart you actually are.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
What's in a Major?

What's in a Major?

If you dream of traveling and a fast-paced lifestyle, don’t major in accounting.

Kara Nelson
Published January 27, 2014
GrubHub Ranks 2014 College Campuses' Eats

GrubHub Ranks 2014 College Campuses' Eats

Some of their findings weren’t what you’d expect, but we’ll let you be the judge and jury of which stereotypes fell short.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 18, 2014