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Does Jersey Shore Belong on a College Campus?

Does Jersey Shore Belong on a College Campus?

Photo: Ian Spanier/MTV

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 1, 2011
College Choice Considerations

College Choice Considerations

Contrary to popular belief, there is no “perfect school.”

Maya Moritz
Published November 20, 2013
Students Becoming Addicted to Social Media

Students Becoming Addicted to Social Media

A hand holds a Smartphone which can be used to browse social media sites.

Published April 13, 2011
Top Party Schools Ranked: 2016-2017

Top Party Schools Ranked: 2016-2017

Find out who landed the Princeton Review's number one party school spot this year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 30, 2016
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
Student Protests Tuition by Paying in $1 Bills

Student Protests Tuition by Paying in $1 Bills

One student, out of Utah, decided to stage his own personal form of protest by paying his tuition completely in $1 bills.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 27, 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
Gaining Independence as a High School Student

Gaining Independence as a High School Student

Looking for ways to become independent and earn trust from adults in your life?

Riley Harrison
Published November 9, 2015
How to Prepare for Different Types of Exams this Finals Week

How to Prepare for Different Types of Exams this Finals Week

Find out how your exams will be structured in order to tailor your study plan accordingly.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2016
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
LA Students to Have Less Homework this Year

LA Students to Have Less Homework this Year

Will less homework have a positive or detrimental impact on student learning in the Los Angeles area?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 29, 2011
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
3 Ways to Improve Your Study Routine

3 Ways to Improve Your Study Routine

Get on the road to taking better notes, setting realistic goals, staying optimistic and performing better on exams.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published February 2, 2016
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 14, 2016
Warning: Admission Officers are Looking for You on Facebook

Warning: Admission Officers are Looking for You on Facebook

Admissions officers are searching for you on Facebook.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 1, 2011
Conquering It All

Conquering It All

There is a distant light on the horizon called college, and, thankfully, that light is quickly approaching.

Jamie Vincent
Published October 28, 2013
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
What NOT to Do During Finals Week

What NOT to Do During Finals Week

Avoid these harmful habits, which could negatively impact your studying routine.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published May 3, 2016
10 Awesome Apps for Students

10 Awesome Apps for Students

Photo courtesy of Apple.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 8, 2012