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Spring Break Means Spring Training

Spring Break Means Spring Training

Plan your spring break around spring training.

By Leah Westfall
Published February 18, 2011
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
You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

Student contributor, Alaina, shares her feelings of homesickness.

By Alaina Martini
Published September 30, 2011
College Admissions: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

College Admissions: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

Though the process can be divided into three steps, it may be somewhat different for every applicant.

Maya Moritz
Published February 26, 2014
Second Semester Motivational Tips

Second Semester Motivational Tips

How on earth can we keep ourselves motivated when the end seems so close and yet so far?

McKenzie Nevins
Published December 12, 2014
Top 25 Halloween Movies

Top 25 Halloween Movies

You may have your costume ready to go and carved pumpkins on the porch but, until you’ve watched at least one horror flick, Halloween isn’t complete.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 20, 2015
Senioritis: An Epidemic

Senioritis: An Epidemic

Lahela shares her frustrations with senioritis.

By Lahela Maxwell
Published September 25, 2012
How to Afford a Private University

How to Afford a Private University

You can afford to attend the school of your dreams - you just need to do a little extra legwork.

Bailey VanNatta
Published February 11, 2015
Tempus Fugit: Make Time Your Ally

Tempus Fugit: Make Time Your Ally

Ever since I was in elementary school, I always felt like time would always move at a glacial pace. Young and energetic, I could not concur with the ancient Roman saying, ...

Published June 5, 2007
The Study Game

The Study Game

Why not create a study game so you can have a little fun in the meantime?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 11, 2013
Married with Homework: Dealing with Education & Adult Life

Married with Homework: Dealing with Education & Adult Life

Traditionally, marriage comes after education. But today, there is no normal timeline, and the two often overlap. Every married couple who has one spouse in school has a story as unique ...

Susan Aaron, The Learning Coach
Published June 4, 2008
Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

Many college students have a small budget for purchasing gifts.

Kizzy Preston
Published November 7, 2013
Comfort Canines on Campus

Comfort Canines on Campus

What if “Spot” could be your new study buddy?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2013
Spring Break Ideas for High School Seniors

Spring Break Ideas for High School Seniors

Here are some suggestions on what to do over Spring Break your senior year of high school.

Bailey VanNatta
Published January 14, 2015
Get Your Groove Back After Break

Get Your Groove Back After Break

Welcome back and Happy New Year! I hope you had a great holiday and a relaxing break, and that if you returned home, my advice from the previous post was useful. ...

Published June 5, 2007
College Milestones

College Milestones

Your first semester of college is sure to be one of the strangest and, hopefully, most fun times of your life.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 11, 2013
Tips for Beating Senioritis

Tips for Beating Senioritis

Senioritis: an illness of exhaustion and diminishing motivation that affects many high school students in their last year.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published April 10, 2014
Dealing with Different Worldviews in College

Dealing with Different Worldviews in College

A person's worldview is personal and unique, as is their fingerprint and should be respected. But, how do you deal when your own beliefs are offended?

Kara Nelson
Published March 4, 2014
Pinterest, the New “It” Site?

Pinterest, the New “It” Site?

Are you on Pinterest? Alaina wants to know.

By Alaina Martini
Published February 22, 2012
Deciding to Join a Sorority—Trust Yourself

Deciding to Join a Sorority—Trust Yourself

Ann shares her first experiences as a sister in a sorority.

By Ann Mallick
Published June 14, 2012