College Search and Tips on Choosing a School | Articles - Fastweb

Home / Colleges / Colleges Articles

Colleges Articles

Displaying 141 - 160 of 461
Help Your Student with Summer Plans

Help Your Student with Summer Plans

As a parent, you likely want to encourage your student to get the most out of their time, experiences and, of course, work towards success.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 28, 2017
What to Do If Your Satisfactory Academic Performance Drops

What to Do If Your Satisfactory Academic Performance Drops

Find out what to do if your satisfactory academic performance drops.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 26, 2017
College Planning for Rising Seniors

College Planning for Rising Seniors

It's important to remember that the sooner you begin mapping out your own individualized plan for the college admissions process, the sooner you'll be on your way to college success!

Fastweb Staff
Published March 26, 2017
Letters of Recommendation for Your College Application

Letters of Recommendation for Your College Application

One of the most important parts of your college application isn't written by you: the letter of recommendation. But that doesn't mean you're off the hook. Get the best recommendation you ...

Fastweb Staff
Published March 25, 2017
How to Hire a Tutor in 3 Steps

How to Hire a Tutor in 3 Steps

Find a tutor to help boost your academic performance.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 20, 2017
8 Ways to Get More Out of Your College Visits

8 Ways to Get More Out of Your College Visits

Go beyond the typical campus tour! Arrange to do these things to get a better idea of campus life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2017
Master These Skills Before College

Master These Skills Before College

Start learning these skills now so you can practice for the remainder of your high school career.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2017
You've Applied. Now What?

You've Applied. Now What?

January, February and some of March aren’t just dull months in terms of weather but also in the admissions process. After months of standardized testing, campus visits and arduous applications it ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 3, 2017
The 50 Best U.S. Community Colleges

The 50 Best U.S. Community Colleges

Cost, location and admissions are only some of the factors you should consider in making the decision of what type of college will suit you best.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 14, 2017
Just Released: 2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts

Just Released: 2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts

Now is the time to start thinking about how you’ll approach the essay prompts – it’s never too early to start thinking about college admissions!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 9, 2017
Can You Beg Your Way Off the Wait List?

Can You Beg Your Way Off the Wait List?

What happens when you're waiting on a "yes" or "no" to plan your future and you just get a "maybe" instead? Many say, just beg!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 7, 2017
The Latest & Greatest Scholarships for Grad Students

The Latest & Greatest Scholarships for Grad Students

Who says you’re too old to get an award? Certainly, not us!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
Top 10 States with the Cheapest In-State Public College Tuition

Top 10 States with the Cheapest In-State Public College Tuition

When it comes to paying for college, public colleges often offer the most affordable tuition prices. Some states, however, offer better deals than others.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 26, 2017
How to Take a Fresh Approach to ACT/SAT Prep This Year

How to Take a Fresh Approach to ACT/SAT Prep This Year

Unless you earned a perfect score on the ACT or SAT last time, you might benefit from a revamped and redesigned approach to test prep this year.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published January 3, 2017
Conquer Your College Interview

Conquer Your College Interview

Remember, there's nothing you cannot answer because you’re the expert on YOU!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 12, 2016
50 Things Only Grad Students Will Understand

50 Things Only Grad Students Will Understand

Life as a graduate student isn't always easy, but it’s worthwhile (even if it doesn't always feel that way).

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 12, 2016
Practice College Interview Questions

Practice College Interview Questions

Prepare for your upcoming college interview by practicing your answers to common questions.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 12, 2016
Winter Work for High School Juniors

Winter Work for High School Juniors

As a high school junior, you've got a lot going on - and even more ahead.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 7, 2016
You’ve Received Your Acceptance Letters: Now What?

You’ve Received Your Acceptance Letters: Now What?

Whether your acceptance letters are from safety or reach schools, or somewhere in between, one thing remains certain: you have some very important decisions to make.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2016
A Guide to College Open Houses

A Guide to College Open Houses

Open houses, like campus tours, provide students with a unique opportunity to get information so they can decide whether or not to apply to the school.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2016