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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
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
SAT Spruce Up

SAT Spruce Up

The change will undoubtedly affect many students – 1.66 million prospective college students took the exam last year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 4, 2013
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
Paying for School How?! Students Go to Extremes to Pay Tuition Bills

Paying for School How?! Students Go to Extremes to Pay Tuition Bills

Students taking extreme measures to pay their college tuition bills.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 21, 2012
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
The Problem with Study Drugs

The Problem with Study Drugs

In pursuit of academic excellence, it's become the go-to common-but-highly-illegal practice among college students to abuse prescription stimulant drugs.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 5, 2016
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
Budget Savvy Back to School Shopping

Budget Savvy Back to School Shopping

Learn how to shop smarter so you can save on all your back-to-school shopping!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
Move Over, Traditional Dorms. Luxury Housing Has Arrived!

Move Over, Traditional Dorms. Luxury Housing Has Arrived!

The housing is described as an "urban, upscale student housing concept designed to target mature undergrads and grad students."

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 9, 2013
Initial Issues

Initial Issues

Want to improve your GPA? You may want to change your name.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 11, 2012
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 May 16, 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 May 17, 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
Tech Trends of the Future

Tech Trends of the Future

We've got a hunch that these are some of the significant technology trends and advances that will most affect our Fastwebbers.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 11, 2013