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How Summer Reading Assignments Prep You for College

How Summer Reading Assignments Prep You for College

Summer reading assignments closely resemble many college course curricula and, if approached properly, can provide great practice of skills you’ll need for your freshman year.

By Hilary Gan, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published July 12, 2016
Big Brands’ Best “Back to School” Sales EVER

Big Brands’ Best “Back to School” Sales EVER

These top big brands’ back to school sales this year allow you to set-up your semester with style.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 6, 2016
30 Fun Ways to Customize Your Locker

30 Fun Ways to Customize Your Locker

Check out these fun ways to customize and decorate your locker!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 6, 2016
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
20 DIY Dorm Room Projects

20 DIY Dorm Room Projects

You don't need to spend a fortune to have an awesome dorm room - DIY, instead!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 5, 2016
Top 10 Party Schools of 2016

Top 10 Party Schools of 2016

Can you guess which school landed the #1 spot?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 9, 2016
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
Where 50 Celebrities Went to College

Where 50 Celebrities Went to College

When asked about her education impacting her fame, Natalie Portman reportedly told the New York Post, “I don’t care if [college] ruins my career. I’d rather be smart than a movie star.”

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 2, 2016
Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Make your list -- check it twice.

By Roxana Hadad
Published May 31, 2016
College Apartment Packing Checklist

College Apartment Packing Checklist

Use this list to ensure you pack all the essentials!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 31, 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
Tips for Succeeding in Your Online Courses

Tips for Succeeding in Your Online Courses

Here are some tips to help you stay on task and succeed in an online course.

Madison Sheldrake
Published May 19, 2016
Past, Present & Future: Motivation to Finish High School & Plan Your Next Move

Past, Present & Future: Motivation to Finish High School & Plan Your Next Move

No matter what your post-high school plans may be, here are some tips help you successful plan for any given scenario.

Riley Harrison
Published May 19, 2016
Basic Life Skills You Should Know

Basic Life Skills You Should Know

It’s slightly alarming how many students leave the nest without the most basic knowledge of day-to-day life because they've always relied on parents to take care of things.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 17, 2016
Whose Your Landlord?

Whose Your Landlord?

It’s time to take back power from the landlords, once and for all!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 14, 2016
First-Year Reflections: How to Make Next Year Even Better

First-Year Reflections: How to Make Next Year Even Better

As you reflect upon your first year in college, work to recognize how you can improve in order to achieve success next year.

Maya Moritz
Published May 10, 2016
Perchance to Dream

Perchance to Dream

Reminder: with the right plan, you don’t have to choose between making rent and making your career dreams come true.

Laura Magerkurth
Published May 10, 2016
Fastweb Tells All: Your Top Questions – Answered!

Fastweb Tells All: Your Top Questions – Answered!

We'll always do our best to answer any and all of your questions as quickly as possible!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 9, 2016
Conquering Boredom

Conquering Boredom

There are plenty of things to do for free!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 8, 2016
Valuable Life Skills Learned in College

Valuable Life Skills Learned in College

These lessons are actually not taught in courses, they’re learned throughout the experiences throughout your coursework, social life and other activities.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 7, 2016