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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
Holiday Gift Giving on a Student Budget

Holiday Gift Giving on a Student Budget

It is possible to give your loved ones something unique and meaningful, even on a college budget.

Ashley Paskill
Published December 1, 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
A College Student's Gratitude List

A College Student's Gratitude List

What are you thankful for this holiday season?

McKenzie Nevins
Published November 29, 2016
Recruiting & Hosting Etiquette

Recruiting & Hosting Etiquette

Aspects student athletes should remember during the recruiting process.

Tunika Onnekikami
Published November 29, 2016
7 Rude Behaviors You Might Be Engaging In During Class & Not Even Know It

7 Rude Behaviors You Might Be Engaging In During Class & Not Even Know It

Discover several faux pas that could make you look disrespectful to your professors so you can avoid them at all costs.

Nanda Dyssou
Published November 29, 2016
Balancing Out the Work Week

Balancing Out the Work Week

Achieve a balanced lifestyle by utilizing your time management skills.

Ashley Cheak
Published November 29, 2016
Marketing Me: Making an Impression on Admissions

Marketing Me: Making an Impression on Admissions

The real you will always make a better impression than a fake you who you think is more impressive.

Coggin Galbreath
Published November 29, 2016
The Importance of Recommendation Letters

The Importance of Recommendation Letters

There are some things that you should know about recommendation letters.

India Miraglia
Published November 29, 2016
12 Thrifty & Helpful Tips for First-Time Thanksgiving Hosts

12 Thrifty & Helpful Tips for First-Time Thanksgiving Hosts

Hosting Thanksgiving? Instead of becoming overwhelmed, follow these hosting tricks and tips.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 8, 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
College Roommates: What to Expect

College Roommates: What to Expect

Will your college roommate make you or break you?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 1, 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