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2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

With the New Year ringing in, people make promises or resolutions so that their year can start off with a bang.

Sabrina McPherson
Published December 29, 2014
Scheduling for Success

Scheduling for Success

Although your biggest priority should be planning a well-balanced schedule that helps you work towards your goals, if possible, it is a great idea to plan your days around your personal biological clock.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 26, 2014
Steps to Acceptance: Getting Off the Deferral List

Steps to Acceptance: Getting Off the Deferral List

Don't panic if you've been deferred from the college of your dreams! Instead, become proactive to ensure you get off that deferral list, building a stronger application one step at a time.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 26, 2014
Examining Your College Options

Examining Your College Options

There are a few things to keep in mind when narrowing your options – they might just bring back your sanity!

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 26, 2014
How to Pick the Best Professors

How to Pick the Best Professors

A great professor can make any subject interesting whereas a not-so-great one can make even the best subjects dull or unpleasant.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 23, 2014
What to Know about Professor Rating Websites

What to Know about Professor Rating Websites

A professor can seriously set the tone for your semester.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 23, 2014
5 Easy Resolutions for a Happier New Year

5 Easy Resolutions for a Happier New Year

Resolutions following these guidelines will actually start to make you feel happier, healthier and, unbelievably, life will seem sunnier even on the gloomiest of days.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 23, 2014
Involving Your Parents in Your College Search

Involving Your Parents in Your College Search

In addition to resources like Fastweb and your school counselors, there is always help to be found from your parents.

Brady Keane
Published December 22, 2014
How to Impress Potential Colleges

How to Impress Potential Colleges

If you read your essays and conclude that it's your very best effort, admissions officers will likely see that, too.

Maya Moritz
Published December 15, 2014
School & Your Part-Time Job

School & Your Part-Time Job

You just have to find the perfect balance for yourself, and then you’ll be on track to making good grades and making money!

Bailey VanNatta
Published December 15, 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 10 Articles of 2014

Top 10 Articles of 2014

We’ve ranked Fastweb users’ top ten favorite articles from the past year and wanted to share - just in case you may have missed one or two.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 12, 2014
Navigating College Fairs

Navigating College Fairs

If navigated properly, these events can help tremendously to obtain necessary college information and become acquainted with new aspects of schools.

Francesca Kavalir
Published December 4, 2014
Homemade for the Holidays

Homemade for the Holidays

When it comes to thoughtfulness and affordability, nothing beats a great homemade item.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 4, 2014
Why You Should Take On a College Minor

Why You Should Take On a College Minor

Think of minors as toppings on your college diploma ice cream sundae.

Alison Graham
Published December 3, 2014
What to Do If You Can't Go Home for the Holidays

What to Do If You Can't Go Home for the Holidays

For a variety of reasons, students aren't always able to go home for the holidays. So what’s there to do during your month-long winter recess?

Samantha Starkey
Published December 2, 2014
How to Refresh Your Mind Over Winter Break

How to Refresh Your Mind Over Winter Break

Just what is the best way to refresh your brain while also remaining sharp for the spring term?

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2014
Tips & Tricks to Start Fresh Your Second Semester

Tips & Tricks to Start Fresh Your Second Semester

No matter how your first term went, your second semester is the perfect opportunity to begin anew with a fresh plan for success.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2014
Last-Minute Strategies to Conquer High School Finals

Last-Minute Strategies to Conquer High School Finals

When it comes to your final tests, preparing yourself earlier, rather than later, will always be the best possible scenario.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2014
Choosing Your Ideal College Size

Choosing Your Ideal College Size

Small, medium or large - the size of a college should definitely factor into your decision.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 1, 2014