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Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome week seems to universally fall into two seemingly contradictory categories: hugely boring, with lots of down time; and insanely busy, with far more social activities and required events than seemed necessary.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 6, 2014
Clinton’s College Compact: Will It Make College More Affordable?

Clinton’s College Compact: Will It Make College More Affordable?

Clinton unveiled the first of many presidential hopefuls' proposed policies on college affordability.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 21, 2015
The Importance of Extracurriculars

The Importance of Extracurriculars

Colleges absolutely love to see extracurriculars listed on your application.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published October 29, 2014
The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

Scholarships are one unique method of worry-free financing.

Diane Won
Published January 10, 2014
Top Ten Spring Break Schools

Top Ten Spring Break Schools

Check out which top 10 school made this year's list!

Published February 28, 2013
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
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
In the Homestretch: Tips to Finishing Your Research Paper Strongly

In the Homestretch: Tips to Finishing Your Research Paper Strongly

There are a few easy steps you should take before actually submitting it to ensure it's in tip-top shape.

By Tiffany Sorenson, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published November 3, 2015
Defining Millennials

Defining Millennials

Who are Millennials, really?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 19, 2013
5 Ways You Can Avoid Senioritis

5 Ways You Can Avoid Senioritis

All those hours studying and all the time in class is not worth wasting simply to get lazy at the end of your final year.

Brady Keane
Published January 23, 2015
Timeless Advice for College Success

Timeless Advice for College Success

What would some of the greatest minds of all time say to students about to embark on the college journey?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 8, 2014
3 Sure-Fire Ways to Start the Semester Right

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Start the Semester Right

A new school year or semester signifies a new beginning; this is your chance to turn over a new leaf!

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
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
10 DIY Dorm Room Projects

10 DIY Dorm Room Projects

You don't need to spend a fortune to have an awesome dorm room - DIY, instead!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 6, 2015
Top Quotes from 2015’s Famous Commencement Speakers

Top Quotes from 2015’s Famous Commencement Speakers

Who could be more qualified to dish out life advice to those embarking upon the journey than those who have truly “made it” – the movers and shakers, the successful few, the elite?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 21, 2015
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
For-Profit College Ordered to Pay Students $1.2 Billion

For-Profit College Ordered to Pay Students $1.2 Billion

Former Corinthian College students win big victory -- but is there a payoff for them?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 29, 2016
Creating a Perfect Class Schedule

Creating a Perfect Class Schedule

Creating the right schedule balance can really impact the success of your semester.

Alison Graham
Published September 3, 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