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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 stay motivated through the rest of your semester.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 6, 2016
10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

While there is some value in getting shuteye, there’s only so much rest necessary and, to be fair, you do have other, much more important things to do.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 5, 2016
Surviving the Holidays

Surviving the Holidays

You may need to embellish just a little with some politically correct answers because you’d never want to offend or disappoint great aunt Gertrude.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 4, 2016
Homemade for the Holidays

Homemade for the Holidays

When it comes to thoughtfulness and affordability, nothing beats a great homemade item.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 4, 2016
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
How to Refresh Your Mind Over Winter Break

How to Refresh Your Mind Over Winter Break

Just what is the best way to refresh your brain while also remaining sharp for the spring term?

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2016
How to Plan a Productive Winter Break

How to Plan a Productive Winter Break

Your winter break is bound to fly by - use your time wisely!

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published December 2, 2016
December College Checklist for Juniors

December College Checklist for Juniors

We know it's getting cold out, but don’t forget about your college search!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 30, 2016
December College Checklist for Seniors

December College Checklist for Seniors

There’s so much to do and the winter season is no exception.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 30, 2016
Dealing with Bad Grades

Dealing with Bad Grades

There are some things you can do to bounce back from poor grades.

Ashley Paskill
Published November 8, 2016
10 Scientific Reasons to Get a Good Night's Sleep

10 Scientific Reasons to Get a Good Night's Sleep

These scientifically-backed reasons prove that just a little more sleep can have a positive impact on your student life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 31, 2016
Top 10 Thanksgiving Episodes

Top 10 Thanksgiving Episodes

We could watch these Thanksgiving favorites on repeat, year-round.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 29, 2016
Developing Leadership Skills

Developing Leadership Skills

Choosing to become a leader when you don’t feel like one can be one of the most beneficial things you’ll ever do.

McKenzie Nevins
Published October 26, 2016
Conquering the First Six Weeks of College

Conquering the First Six Weeks of College

'Figuring it out' is simultaneously terrifying and wonderful, as you learn to manage yourself - by yourself - for the first time.

Tunika Onnekikami
Published October 24, 2016
Common App Tips & Recommendations

Common App Tips & Recommendations

There are almost 700 colleges on the site, and it makes the college process much simpler.

Ashley Cheak
Published October 24, 2016
Brain Food: 20 Healthy, Affordable Study Snacks

Brain Food: 20 Healthy, Affordable Study Snacks

Many of these snacks are accessible in college meal programs - or anywhere else, for that matter.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 20, 2016
Memorize THIS! Memorization Techniques that Work

Memorize THIS! Memorization Techniques that Work

Try these memorization techniques next time you're sitting down to study!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 20, 2016
Secret Study Hacks

Secret Study Hacks

Studying doesn't have to be hard. In fact, there are plenty of simple methods that exist which simplify the entire process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 19, 2016
Energizing Study Break Ideas & What to Avoid

Energizing Study Break Ideas & What to Avoid

It’s important to choose the right type of activity for your study break so that you can return back refreshed and focused, ready to get back to your books.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 19, 2016
Senioritis: Getting Over the Hump & Out of the Slump

Senioritis: Getting Over the Hump & Out of the Slump

Every high school senior experiences it at some point or another: the senioritis slump.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 19, 2016