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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
Advice for High School Students

Advice for High School Students

It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that you’re “stuck” in the town that you live in, “stuck” at the school you go to, “stuck” in a state where you cannot actually accomplish much of anything.

Paige Sheffield
Published April 22, 2014
College Safety 101

College Safety 101

Knowing these safety concerns and how to protect yourself can allow you to have a safe and happy college experience.

Kara Nelson
Published April 17, 2014
Helpful Student Health Tips

Helpful Student Health Tips

Staying healthy can be a challenge but, with a few simple guidelines, is possible.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2014
Confronting College Applications

Confronting College Applications

The intricate, not to mention, intensely stressful college application process begins at the start of senior year.

Diane Won
Published April 10, 2014
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
Timeless Advice for College Success

Timeless Advice for College Success

What would some of the greatest minds of all time say to students about to embark on the college journey?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 8, 2014
College Degree Gender Gap Widens for Gen X

College Degree Gender Gap Widens for Gen X

Why do more women go to (and complete) college than men?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 8, 2014
Freshman Year Reflections

Freshman Year Reflections

The first year of college is actually a “year of firsts.”

Alison Graham
Published April 8, 2014
What I Wish I’d Known Before College

What I Wish I’d Known Before College

Getting peer-to-peer advice can really help with the college transition.

Laura Magerkurth
Published April 7, 2014
A Shy Student's Guide to College Interviews & Recommendations

A Shy Student's Guide to College Interviews & Recommendations

Things are stressful enough as it is but, when you're shy or quiet, the fears can become overwhelming.

Paige Sheffield
Published March 31, 2014
How to Handle the Final Load: Spring Semester Edition

How to Handle the Final Load: Spring Semester Edition

Get through finals without losing your mind.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 26, 2014
College Fairs: A to Z

College Fairs: A to Z

A college fair is a rare opportunity to see many options on a table before you, like a buffet of colleges awaiting your application.

Maya Moritz
Published March 26, 2014
Waiting on Admissions Decisions

Waiting on Admissions Decisions

What is important to remember is that a college rejection isn't really going to determine your future or your happiness.

Jamie Vincent
Published March 26, 2014
Graduate School vs. Undergrad: What to Know

Graduate School vs. Undergrad: What to Know

Graduate school is a whole different arena than undergraduate studies - make sure you know what you're signing up for.

Kizzy Preston
Published March 25, 2014
Tips for Paying for College

Tips for Paying for College

Don’t wait until the last minute to frantically search for ways to pay for college!

Kara Nelson
Published March 25, 2014
Extracurricular Activities: Options & Advice

Extracurricular Activities: Options & Advice

Discover what you enjoy doing - and do it in your free time!

Diane Won
Published March 24, 2014
Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommates: You either love ‘em or you hate ‘em.

Alison Graham
Published March 10, 2014
Student Life Beyond Campus

Student Life Beyond Campus

Believe it or not, there's more to student life than your college campus!

Laura Magerkurth
Published March 10, 2014
The 5 Students You Meet in Group Projects

The 5 Students You Meet in Group Projects

The truth is these group exercises are also exercises in life because, in the workplace, you’re going to experience the same exact types of people.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 4, 2014