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Make a Difference: Alternative Spring Break Ideas

Make a Difference: Alternative Spring Break Ideas

Giving back over spring break can be one of the most rewarding and memorable experiences of a student’s life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2016
Tips & Tricks to Start Fresh Your Second Semester

Tips & Tricks to Start Fresh Your Second Semester

No matter how your first term went, your second semester is the perfect opportunity to begin anew with a fresh plan for success.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2014
Top 10 Tuition-Free Colleges of 2013

Top 10 Tuition-Free Colleges of 2013

Going to college for free? That's music to our ears!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 26, 2013
How to Refresh Your Mind Over Winter Break

How to Refresh Your Mind Over Winter Break

Just what is the best way to refresh your brain while also remaining sharp for the spring term?

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2014
8 Simple Ways to Help the Environment

8 Simple Ways to Help the Environment

Every little thing YOU do really makes a difference!

Ashley Paskill
Published October 1, 2015
CASFAA Honors Mark Kantrowitz with Creative Leadership Award

CASFAA Honors Mark Kantrowitz with Creative Leadership Award

Mark Kantrowitz honored with Creative Leadership Award by the California Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 13, 2011
It's OK to Drop a Class

It's OK to Drop a Class

Part of growing up is realizing you're human.

Laura Magerkurth
Published March 27, 2013
What to Do If You Can't Go Home for the Holidays

What to Do If You Can't Go Home for the Holidays

For a variety of reasons, students aren't always able to go home for the holidays. So what’s there to do during your month-long winter recess?

Samantha Starkey
Published December 2, 2014
8 Ways to Fight Scholarship Fatigue

8 Ways to Fight Scholarship Fatigue

Applying for scholarships is a time consuming and frustrating business, but it is worth it in the end.

Madison Sheldrake
Published October 6, 2015
4 Secrets to Mastering Midterm Season

4 Secrets to Mastering Midterm Season

Midterm season doesn’t have to be so hectic! One secret is staying balanced, and to do that requires some early preparation.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published October 6, 2015
6 Lessons Learned During My Internship

6 Lessons Learned During My Internship

Alison shares her advice for students seeking internships.

By Alison Graham
Published April 17, 2013
Why You Should Take On a College Minor

Why You Should Take On a College Minor

Think of minors as toppings on your college diploma ice cream sundae.

Alison Graham
Published December 3, 2014
Trash or Stash: Determining the Value of Class Materials

Trash or Stash: Determining the Value of Class Materials

Determine which of your class materials can be useful for studying and which to toss before you end up with papers piled to the ceiling!

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published October 6, 2015
Keeping out of the Sophomore Slump

Keeping out of the Sophomore Slump

Kristen shares advice on getting through and excelling during the sophomore year.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published September 12, 2012
Navigating College Fairs

Navigating College Fairs

If navigated properly, these events can help tremendously to obtain necessary college information and become acquainted with new aspects of schools.

Francesca Kavalir
Published December 4, 2014
Creating the Perfect (Teacher-Permitted) Exam "Cheat Sheet"

Creating the Perfect (Teacher-Permitted) Exam "Cheat Sheet"

Great news: your teacher is permitting a “cheat sheet” for the exam. But, with so much information on the exam, how do you decide what to include?

Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published October 6, 2015
PayPal CEO Pays Students $100K to Quit College

PayPal CEO Pays Students $100K to Quit College

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal. Image courtesy of The Thiel Foundation.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 2, 2011
My First 4 Weeks of College

My First 4 Weeks of College

Laura gives an honest account of the first few weeks of college.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published September 12, 2012
Study Shows Binge Drinking Could Impact Brain Development in College Students

Study Shows Binge Drinking Could Impact Brain Development in College Students

Two college students drink alcohol.

Published June 2, 2011
America’s 10 Best Colleges and Their Scholarships

America’s 10 Best Colleges and Their Scholarships

We count down American's 10 Best Colleges.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 18, 2012