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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
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