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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
New Financial Aid Facebook App to Launch

New Financial Aid Facebook App to Launch

New Facebook app will help find financial aid.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 6, 2011
Halloween Campus Safety Tips

Halloween Campus Safety Tips

Have a fun and safe Hallo-weekend!

Alison Graham
Published October 7, 2014
5 Tips for Freshmen to Find a Study Buddy in Class Without Knowing Anyone

5 Tips for Freshmen to Find a Study Buddy in Class Without Knowing Anyone

Don't be intimidated if you don't know your fellow classmates. Freshmen year is the easiest time to meet them!

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published August 1, 2016
15 Steps to Ensuring a Great College Experience

15 Steps to Ensuring a Great College Experience

Ensure you make the most of your entire college experience!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 14, 2016
Tips to Work Effectively in Group Projects

Tips to Work Effectively in Group Projects

Effective group work can be one of the most difficult aspects of school—at any grade level.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published November 6, 2014
The Scoop on Study Abroad

The Scoop on Study Abroad

The world is your oyster - discover what's out there through studying abroad!

Laura Magerkurth
Published January 13, 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
Study Shows Binge Drinking Could Impact Brain Development in College Students

Study Shows Binge Drinking Could Impact Brain Development in College Students

Two college students drink alcohol.

Published June 2, 2011
Conquering the First Six Weeks of College

Conquering the First Six Weeks of College

'Figuring it out' is simultaneously terrifying and wonderful, as you learn to manage yourself - by yourself - for the first time.

Tunika Onnekikami
Published October 24, 2016
Spring Semester Prep List for College & Grad Students

Spring Semester Prep List for College & Grad Students

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

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 22, 2016
Competition of College Applications

Competition of College Applications

College application season is not meant to force you to show-and-tell on demand, become competitive or put you on the defensive.

Riley Harrison
Published November 9, 2015
College vs. The "Real" World

College vs. The "Real" World

Where do you go from here?

Sabrina McPherson
Published January 26, 2015
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 March 27, 2017
Why Your Lack of Sleep Shouldn't Be a Source of Pride

Why Your Lack of Sleep Shouldn't Be a Source of Pride

Remember, sleep isn't for the weak...it's for everybody!

Laura Magerkurth
Published January 13, 2016
21 Cool Items All College Students Can Use

21 Cool Items All College Students Can Use

We’ve found all of the stuff a college student could want – at the best prices!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 7, 2016
Students Arrested in SAT Cheating Scandal

Students Arrested in SAT Cheating Scandal

Seven students arrested in Great Neck, NY in SAT cheating scandal.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 30, 2011
Lady Gaga Teams with NY Governor to Pass Campus Assault Bill

Lady Gaga Teams with NY Governor to Pass Campus Assault Bill

Lady Gaga (shown in March 2009 photo) joined forces with Gov. Cuomo in an open editorial letter, which urges the passing of aggressive campus sexual assault legislation.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 9, 2015
Top Party Schools throughout History: 1993-2015

Top Party Schools throughout History: 1993-2015

Times change and, apparently, colleges do, too.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 3, 2014
Guide to Packing for Study Abroad

Guide to Packing for Study Abroad

What you should (and should not) pack for your study abroad trip.

McKenzie Nevins
Published April 13, 2016