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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 October 18, 2016
Building an Impressive High School Resume

Building an Impressive High School Resume

Preparing your resume for college is undoubtedly important, but it is not always an easy task.

India Miraglia
Published October 17, 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 October 11, 2016
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 3, 2016
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 September 10, 2016
Top Party Schools Ranked: 2016-2017

Top Party Schools Ranked: 2016-2017

Find out who landed the Princeton Review's number one party school spot this year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 30, 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 August 14, 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 August 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 August 7, 2016
4 Secrets of Greek Life Revealed

4 Secrets of Greek Life Revealed

Exploring the not-so-secret secrets of Greek life on campus.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 20, 2016
The Most Underutilized Campus Resources You Should Use

The Most Underutilized Campus Resources You Should Use

Most students don’t realize how many resources are actually available at most colleges campuses across the country. Take advantage of the resources offered by your school - you'll be glad you did!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 15, 2016
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
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
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