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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 23, 2015
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 23, 2015
Race on College Campuses: What’s Happening Now?

Race on College Campuses: What’s Happening Now?

Campus protests over race spread from Mizzou to the rest of the country.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 20, 2015
“Food Insecurity” is the New Hunger & it's Prevalent on U.S. College Campuses

“Food Insecurity” is the New Hunger & it's Prevalent on U.S. College Campuses

With college affordability being a constant struggle as well, it’s no wonder that many students go hungry.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 17, 2015
Smooth Your Transition: Heading Home from College

Smooth Your Transition: Heading Home from College

Make your transition from college life to home for the holidays as smooth as possible with these helpful hints.

McKenzie Nevins
Published November 13, 2015
Top 10 Places for Students to Give Back

Top 10 Places for Students to Give Back

Volunteering can be as easy—and enjoyable—as pie if you seek out the right opportunities.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 11, 2015
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