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Obama Administration Takes Stand against Sexual Assault

Obama Administration Takes Stand against Sexual Assault

Vice President Biden speaking out against sexual assault at University of New Hampshire, which was chosen as the location for the announcement because of its exceptional sexual assult prevention programs. Photo: AP Photo/Cheryl Senter

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 5, 2011
Fastweb Launches 2015-2016 Student Contributors Program

Fastweb Launches 2015-2016 Student Contributors Program

Discover, learn from and relate to articles written by students of all ages, from high school to graduate school, which share first-hand encounters with student issues that matter most.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 21, 2015
What's Your Status?

What's Your Status?

When you're an applicant, people reviewing your application don't know you personally. To them, you are the online presence - whether you like it or not!

Published February 16, 2016
The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

Scholarships are one unique method of worry-free financing.

Diane Won
Published January 10, 2014
Election 2012: Obama vs. Romney on Higher Education

Election 2012: Obama vs. Romney on Higher Education

Obama vs. Romney: where they stand on higher education.

Published August 28, 2012
PayPal CEO Pays Students $100K to Quit College

PayPal CEO Pays Students $100K to Quit College

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal. Image courtesy of The Thiel Foundation.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 2, 2011
4 Goals to Accomplish Before Thanksgiving Break

4 Goals to Accomplish Before Thanksgiving Break

Make your upcoming holiday more enjoyable be setting these goals and accomplishing them before and during your Thanksgiving break.

By Tiffany Sorenson, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published November 3, 2015
Graduation Party Planning Ideas

Graduation Party Planning Ideas

These fun and festive party ideas will make grads feel like a kid again!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2016
Four Simple Study Tips to Ace Your Finals

Four Simple Study Tips to Ace Your Finals

Take on these four simple study strategies to help you prepare and conquer your finals!

Jamie Vincent
Published January 22, 2015
Tips to Refresh Your Mind for a New Semester

Tips to Refresh Your Mind for a New Semester

There are several rather simple, yet overlooked ways to get back into gear for the nearing spring semester.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published January 6, 2016
How to Take Action this August

How to Take Action this August

Get ready for a great, productive month!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 18, 2013
The Top Ten Richest Colleges

The Top Ten Richest Colleges

Notably, the majority of the top ten are Ivy League schools.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 28, 2012
15 Unconventional Study Tips

15 Unconventional Study Tips

If your norms aren’t working, why not give these tips a try?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 27, 2013
Colleges Guarantee Four-Year Graduation, Pay Your Tuition if They Fail

Colleges Guarantee Four-Year Graduation, Pay Your Tuition if They Fail

Colleges guarantee you'll graduate in four years or they will pay your remaining tuition costs.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 20, 2011
College Hashtag Takes Twitter by Storm

College Hashtag Takes Twitter by Storm

How would you describe college in five words?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 13, 2015
How to Get an Ivy League Education for Free

How to Get an Ivy League Education for Free

Occasional rivals, Harvard and MIT, team up to offer free online courses.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 4, 2012
Yik Yak Cracks Down on Campus Cyber Bullying

Yik Yak Cracks Down on Campus Cyber Bullying

Yik Yak introduces option to post under a screen name.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 28, 2016
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
Roommate Rehab

Roommate Rehab

Avoid letting your issues snowball and you both become frustrated.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 1, 2016
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