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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 November 10, 2015
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 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
The Ins and Outs of Applying to Grad School

The Ins and Outs of Applying to Grad School

Applying to grad school is tough, especially at first, but there is good news: you can do it!

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 9, 2015
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
Staying Motivated Through the End of the Semester

Staying Motivated Through the End of the Semester

Utilize these tips from a professional tutor on how to motivated through the rest of your semester.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published November 6, 2015
How Republican Candidates Stack Up on Student Loans and College Costs

How Republican Candidates Stack Up on Student Loans and College Costs

Find out where Republican presidential candidates stand on student issues.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 6, 2015
3 Ways You Can Begin Preparing for Finals

3 Ways You Can Begin Preparing for Finals

By establishing a plan, giving special attention to problem areas, and creating study resources, you can get right on your way to a less stressful finals week.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published November 3, 2015
4 Goals to Accomplish Before Thanksgiving Break

4 Goals to Accomplish Before Thanksgiving Break

Make your upcoming holiday more enjoyable be setting these goals and accomplishing them before and during your Thanksgiving break.

By Tiffany Sorenson, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published November 3, 2015
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
The Unwritten Rules of Unofficial College Social Media

The Unwritten Rules of Unofficial College Social Media

Unofficial college social media sites aren’t headed up by the school itself, but instead act as mouthpieces for students to vent, voice concerns, or even pay a compliment.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 3, 2015
Michelle Obama Backs New College Site

Michelle Obama Backs New College Site

A first-generation college graduate, the First Lady Michelle Obama continues the quest to get each and every young American a college education.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 21, 2015
New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans

New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans

Companies promise to help employees repay student loans.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 21, 2015
Top 25 Halloween Movies

Top 25 Halloween Movies

You may have your costume ready to go and carved pumpkins on the porch but, until you’ve watched at least one horror flick, Halloween isn’t complete.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 20, 2015
21 Best College Burgers

21 Best College Burgers

Did your favorite college burger joint make the cut?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 15, 2015
Democratic Debate: Presidential Hopefuls on College Costs

Democratic Debate: Presidential Hopefuls on College Costs

One issue of particular importance that has been up for discussion has been higher education. More specifically, the costs and debt associated with higher education are what make it a hot button issue.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 14, 2015
15 DIY Halloween Costumes

15 DIY Halloween Costumes

This Halloween, nix paying a fortune for cheap costumes. Instead, look no further than your closet for great costume ideas!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 8, 2015
30 Creative Group Halloween Costumes

30 Creative Group Halloween Costumes

The photos alone are worth the effort of these group Halloween costumes - like this modern day Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf couple's costume.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 8, 2015
Trash or Stash: Determining the Value of Class Materials

Trash or Stash: Determining the Value of Class Materials

Determine which of your class materials can be useful for studying and which to toss before you end up with papers piled to the ceiling!

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published October 6, 2015
Creating the Perfect (Teacher-Permitted) Exam "Cheat Sheet"

Creating the Perfect (Teacher-Permitted) Exam "Cheat Sheet"

Great news: your teacher is permitting a “cheat sheet” for the exam. But, with so much information on the exam, how do you decide what to include?

Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published October 6, 2015