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Why Skipping Class Isn't Smart

Why Skipping Class Isn't Smart

You think you’re taking a day off class to relax and, in the end, you’re stressing more about missing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 22, 2014
The Pros and Cons of Going Greek

The Pros and Cons of Going Greek

You've heard the good, the bad and the ugly. It’s time to explore the idea and form your own opinion.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 21, 2014
To-Do List: Starting a New Semester

To-Do List: Starting a New Semester

It's hard to keep track of everything you need to do, so making a list is helpful!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 16, 2014
15 College Dorms with Crazy-Awesome Amenities

15 College Dorms with Crazy-Awesome Amenities

Many of these dorms are more luxury resort hotels than typical college residence halls.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 10, 2014
How to Avoid Summer Brain Drain

How to Avoid Summer Brain Drain

It is important to keep your academic curiosity and vocabulary sharp throughout the summer.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published July 7, 2014
Top Party Schools Pay Off

Top Party Schools Pay Off

Whoever said it doesn't pay to play was clearly mistaken.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2014
Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Soon you’ll be packing your bags for college. But packing them with what? Countless freshmen arrive at the dorms lugging massive boxes and suitcases only to discover that they brought too ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published July 2, 2014
Top 10 Safety Tips for College Students

Top 10 Safety Tips for College Students

There are easy ways to prevent yourself from becoming more vulnerable than necessary or putting yourself into potentially harmful situations.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 27, 2014
Jobs for the Jobless

Jobs for the Jobless

Utilize these unique opportunities until you find your dream job.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 26, 2014
Google's Made with Code Initiative

Google's Made with Code Initiative

Even though female students comprise of 56 percent of all advanced placement test-takers, only 19 percent of those girls take AP the computer science test.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 24, 2014
Fourth of July Trivia Quiz

Fourth of July Trivia Quiz

Test your knowledge of how this national holiday came to be to see if you’re really worthy of the red, white and blue!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 24, 2014
Starbucks' College Achievement Plan

Starbucks' College Achievement Plan

“We as a company want to do something that has not been done before. That is, we want to create access to the American Dream, hope and opportunity for everybody,” said Schultz.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 17, 2014
3 Great Reasons to Procrastinate

3 Great Reasons to Procrastinate

Procrastination can actually be a useful tool in surviving college life.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 10, 2014
True or False? Freshmen 15

True or False? Freshmen 15

Freshmen 15 is a myth, but college students still need to focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 4, 2014
Expert Tips for College Life Success

Expert Tips for College Life Success

Fastweb editor looks back on college life.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 4, 2014
Impressive Extracurriculars

Impressive Extracurriculars

When it comes to adding your extracurricular activities on your college applications, you definitely don’t want to leave blank space!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 4, 2014
Five Health Mistakes College Students Make

Five Health Mistakes College Students Make

Don't spend more time in the campus health clinic than in the classroom this school year. Avoid these common campus health mistakes. 1. Not washing your hands enough - With so ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 4, 2014
5 Ways to Get Ahead Over Summer Break

5 Ways to Get Ahead Over Summer Break

Kizzy shares five things you can do to get ahead this summer.

By Kizzy Preston
Published May 12, 2014
Making the Rounds to Find the Perfect College

Making the Rounds to Find the Perfect College

Deciding which college to attend is incredibly challenging. In order to narrow down your list, you ought to make visits to the campuses you are interested in.

Diane Won
Published May 8, 2014
The Feelings Behind Admissions Decisions

The Feelings Behind Admissions Decisions

When you receive your decision, it is okay to feel devastated or elated or anywhere in between, at least for a little while.

Jamie Vincent
Published April 30, 2014