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Developing & Narrowing Down Your Potential Colleges List

Developing & Narrowing Down Your Potential Colleges List

These steps can help you create your own personalized snapshot of schools you’re considering and whether or not you should continue to consider them at all.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 7, 2018
College Choice Questions

College Choice Questions

Deciding between schools? Get the answers you need by asking the right questions from the right resources.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 3, 2018
The Common App

The Common App

The Common Application, commonly known as the Common App, is a standardized undergraduate college application form that is accepted at more than 700 accredited, independent colleges and universities nationwide.

Fastweb Staff
Published February 3, 2018
Deciding If You Should Apply to College Early

Deciding If You Should Apply to College Early

Let's examine the question of when to apply to college: early or not?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 3, 2018
The Difference in Degrees

The Difference in Degrees

Remember, any college degree is better than no college degree!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 2, 2018
10 Completely False College Myths

10 Completely False College Myths

These rumors are about as real as unicorns, mermaids and other fantastical creatures.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 1, 2018
5 Rewards of AP Courses

5 Rewards of AP Courses

By taking AP courses, you’re demonstrating to the college that you are able to handle a college level course while you’re still in high school.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 29, 2018
Finding Success in High School as a First Generation College Student

Finding Success in High School as a First Generation College Student

Colleges believe that first generation students add diversity to the student body so it’s paramount that you walk into the experience knowing that colleges really want YOU!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 25, 2018
College Questions for Students with Disabilities

College Questions for Students with Disabilities

Be sure you know these college questions for students with disabilities.

Fastweb Staff
Published January 22, 2018
February College Checklist for High School Seniors

February College Checklist for High School Seniors

Seniors, use this list to remain on track for college during the month of February.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 10, 2018
February College Prep List for High School Juniors

February College Prep List for High School Juniors

Use this list to keep your college process on track this month.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 10, 2018
January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January is the start of a New Year and a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 1, 2018
January College Checklist for High School Seniors

January College Checklist for High School Seniors

January is the start of a New Year and a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 1, 2018
SAT and ACT Test Dates: Plan Now for 2018-2019

SAT and ACT Test Dates: Plan Now for 2018-2019

Get ahead by setting a date for your standardized test.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 14, 2017
2018 – 2019 SAT & ACT Exam Dates

2018 – 2019 SAT & ACT Exam Dates

Plan ahead for next year's SAT and ACT!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 12, 2017
Questions to Ask When Considering Potential Colleges

Questions to Ask When Considering Potential Colleges

If there’s a question you have that’s not on the list – make sure you ask it!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 29, 2017
Five Common College Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

Five Common College Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

Prepare for your college admissions interview with these common admissions interview questions and tips on how to answer!

By The Fastweb Team
Published November 20, 2017
33 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

33 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

Why pay to apply? There are plenty of great colleges that have free applications!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 8, 2017
4 Test-Taking Tips to Get You Through Finals Week

4 Test-Taking Tips to Get You Through Finals Week

Get it together on finals day with these test-taking tips.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 8, 2017
Formula for the Perfect College Essay

Formula for the Perfect College Essay

Is there a correct way to write an essay?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 7, 2017