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Following Exam Instructions: A Cautionary Tale

Following Exam Instructions: A Cautionary Tale

Seriously, what kind of doofus would let a simple clerical error ruin weeks - no, months - of practice? Yep, that would be me.

Francesca Kavalir
Published October 9, 2014
A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

The truth is that students should embrace their first-generation status, as it may actually give them an edge in the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 22, 2013
Ways to Study Ahead for Final Exams

Ways to Study Ahead for Final Exams

There are plenty of ways you can begin to prepare for final exams well before they start.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published November 6, 2014
The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

Scholarships are one unique method of worry-free financing.

Diane Won
Published January 10, 2014
The List is Out: Top 10 Party Schools of 2013

The List is Out: Top 10 Party Schools of 2013

Fastweb counts down the Princeton Review's top 10 party schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 24, 2012
Fastweb Celebrates Sweet 16, Surveys 16-Year-Old Fastwebbers

Fastweb Celebrates Sweet 16, Surveys 16-Year-Old Fastwebbers

This year, Fastweb is celebrating its sweet 16, and to mark our major milestone, we wanted to find out a little bit more about our 16-year-old Fastwebbers. In a survey distributed ...

Published May 23, 2011
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
Friendship Deal Breakers

Friendship Deal Breakers

Who needs enemies when you have friends like these?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2013
Spring Semester Tips for High School Students

Spring Semester Tips for High School Students

Spring semester has arrived and, if you’re looking for a fresh start, you’re in luck!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 1, 2017
15 Easy Ways Students Can Go Green

15 Easy Ways Students Can Go Green

Believe it or not, you can be kind to the planet and stuff your wallet - without much effort at all.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 6, 2015
Study Session Strategies

Study Session Strategies

Developing a study skill set takes practice, but the basic principles are something every student should be familiar with.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 16, 2016
Academic Freedom vs. Adult Content

Academic Freedom vs. Adult Content

Teachers have academic rights but students do, too.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 27, 2012
Reprioritizing College Applications

Reprioritizing College Applications

We shall not rest until sometime in early January, when the last “Submit” button has been pressed.

Jamie Vincent
Published August 26, 2013
Why Skipping Class Isn't Smart

Why Skipping Class Isn't Smart

You think you’re taking a day off class to relax and, in the end, you’re stressing more about missing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 22, 2014
ACT Now If You Haven't Already SAT for a Test

ACT Now If You Haven't Already SAT for a Test

Student contributor, Laura, urges juniors and seniors to start thinking about standardized tests now.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published September 16, 2011
375 Colleges Still Accepting Applications

375 Colleges Still Accepting Applications

Find out which 375 colleges are still taking applications.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 3, 2012
College Life Versus the "Real" World

College Life Versus the "Real" World

In the "real" world, it is very possible to find yourself in a job you don’t like, surrounded by coworkers you don’t like, longing for your old college days.

Kizzy Preston
Published October 9, 2013
The Fight for Financial Aid

The Fight for Financial Aid

Merit-based aid often results in bidding wars for higher achieving students.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 8, 2013
3 Ways to Resolve Your Roommate Crisis

3 Ways to Resolve Your Roommate Crisis

People end up being the best of friends, they can’t stand each other or they just tolerate the other person with no real relationship.

Alison Graham
Published September 9, 2014
White House Pushes Education Reform

White House Pushes Education Reform

The first lady has always maintained that she came from the same place that the students she often addresses are from, a lower-income family and the daughter of a pump worker at the City of Chicago Waterworks.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 12, 2013