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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
10 Ways to Get Excited about Your Future College (Even If It Wasn’t Your First Choice)

10 Ways to Get Excited about Your Future College (Even If It Wasn’t Your First Choice)

Regardless of the school you’ve ended up committing to, it’s all about perspective and learning more about the great aspects of your future college.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 18, 2016
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 May 16, 2016
Your College Experiences Checklist

Your College Experiences Checklist

Take on new experiences and implement on a "no regrets" policy to ensure you gain the most from your college experience.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 10, 2016
The Best Ways to Get to Know Your Professor

The Best Ways to Get to Know Your Professor

It’s really in a student’s best interest to get to know their professors as much as possible, because one never knows what it can lead to!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 7, 2016
13 Wild College Campus Traditions

13 Wild College Campus Traditions

Students look forward to these celebrations and events, whatever they may be, with excitement and gleeful anticipation. What more could you ask of a campus custom?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 1, 2016
How to Run for Committee Positions as a First Year

How to Run for Committee Positions as a First Year

Consider running for office within your favorite college club, even if you're a freshman. Here's how!

Maya Moritz
Published April 18, 2016
Plan Your Summer Now

Plan Your Summer Now

Summer is the perfect season to boost your job experience with a job or internship, save money to help pay for school and, perhaps even, take on additional studies.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 14, 2016
How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus

How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus

Making new friends in college can be intimidating but there are always ways to gain a head start.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2016
Top 10 Places for Students to Give Back

Top 10 Places for Students to Give Back

Volunteering can be as easy—and enjoyable—as pie if you seek out the right opportunities.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 11, 2015
Student Volunteer Opportunities You'll Love

Student Volunteer Opportunities You'll Love

Take some time this year to pause and reflect on what you’re thankful for.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 10, 2015
10 Horror Books WAY Scarier Than the Films

10 Horror Books WAY Scarier Than the Films

If you think Halloween movies are scary, think again. Read these at your own risk of nightmares!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 5, 2015
How to Find & Obtain an On-Campus Job

How to Find & Obtain an On-Campus Job

An on-campus job has a multitude of benefits - use these tips to find yours today!

Bailey VanNatta
Published September 30, 2015
20 of the Coolest College Start-ups Ever

20 of the Coolest College Start-ups Ever

From Google and Microsoft, to companies based out of dorm rooms that you have not even heard of yet, start-ups continue to revolutionize the world.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 24, 2015
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, 2015
A New Semester's Game Plan

A New Semester's Game Plan

Make a game plan to ensure you stay on top of your academic game.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 6, 2015
Activities on College Applications Are a Must

Activities on College Applications Are a Must

It’s no secret that the competition to get into the most prestigious colleges is at its peak, which goes to say that activities on college apps has never been more necessary.

Christina Alfaro
Published January 14, 2015
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
College Career Center Services & Resources

College Career Center Services & Resources

Your college career center is filled with abundant opportunities!

Samantha Starkey
Published January 9, 2015
3 Spring Semester Must-Dos for High School Seniors

3 Spring Semester Must-Dos for High School Seniors

Focus on these goals, and you will likely have a successful - and wonderful - second semester your senior year of high school!

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published January 6, 2015