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Surviving Group Assignments

Surviving Group Assignments

In a world of procrastination, laziness, and conflicting schedules, how in the heck do you survive group assignments?

Samantha Starkey
Published October 13, 2014
Meet Fastweb's 2016-2017 Student Contributor Team

Meet Fastweb's 2016-2017 Student Contributor Team

Back to school means back to business – in this case, it’s the launch of Fastweb’s annual Student Contributor series. The main item of business today: introducing you to this year’s ...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 26, 2016
Writing Your First Resume

Writing Your First Resume

You should be willing to tweak your resume for each position that you plan to apply for, especially if they are in radically different fields.

Samantha Starkey
Published November 7, 2014
Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

It’s all about the hunt for money that isn’t yours, the money that will fund your dreams and who doesn’t love the competition?

Alison Graham
Published January 23, 2014
8 Simple Ways to Help the Environment

8 Simple Ways to Help the Environment

Every little thing YOU do really makes a difference!

Ashley Paskill
Published October 1, 2015
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
3 Spring Semester Must-Dos for High School Seniors

3 Spring Semester Must-Dos for High School Seniors

Focus on these goals, and you will likely have a successful - and wonderful - second semester your senior year of high school!

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published January 6, 2015
How to Handle Dropping a Class

How to Handle Dropping a Class

Sometimes it's necessary to drop a course, but there are smart ways to handle it.

Maya Moritz
Published November 9, 2015
Realities versus Perceptions of the Job Market

Realities versus Perceptions of the Job Market

Graduating students have unrealistic expectations regarding their post-graduation jobs, according to one survey.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 9, 2013
College Lessons: Outside the Classroom

College Lessons: Outside the Classroom

College may make you have realizations on a wide spectrum, from the profound to the downright ridiculous.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 22, 2012
New Trend: Parents Moving to College with Their Students

New Trend: Parents Moving to College with Their Students

How would you feel if your parents moved to college with you? These did and, according to a new trend, yours might, too.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 3, 2015
The Feelings Behind Admissions Decisions

The Feelings Behind Admissions Decisions

When you receive your decision, it is okay to feel devastated or elated or anywhere in between, at least for a little while.

Jamie Vincent
Published April 30, 2014
Schools of Sobriety

Schools of Sobriety

These schools prove that you can still gain a great education in a college atmosphere while observing a sober lifestyle.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 7, 2013
Happy Valentine's Day! Quiz

Happy Valentine's Day! Quiz

Happy Valentine's Day!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 2, 2016
To-Do List: Starting a New Semester

To-Do List: Starting a New Semester

It's hard to keep track of everything you need to do, so making a list is helpful!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 16, 2015
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 August 5, 2016
Approaching Extracurriculars

Approaching Extracurriculars

“Don’t spread yourself thin,” is an oft-quoted maxim, and every college information session, tour guide and college advisor will say it is true.

Maya Moritz
Published October 24, 2013
Social Media Guidelines for Students

Social Media Guidelines for Students

It's time to make your social network work for you!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 15, 2016
Plan Your Summer Now

Plan Your Summer Now

Summer is the perfect season to boost your job experience with a job or internship, save money to help pay for school and, perhaps even, take on additional studies.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 14, 2016
Finding the Right College Job

Finding the Right College Job

You’re staring down the vast, black hole that is your wallet. What do you do? The one thing you can do is get a part-time job.

Sabrina McPherson
Published September 10, 2014