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Happy New Year: Top Colleges for 2017

Happy New Year: Top Colleges for 2017

Start the new year exploring the best colleges in the country.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 23, 2016
3 Extra Touches to Impress with Your College Essay

3 Extra Touches to Impress with Your College Essay

Discover are three overlooked, yet effective ways to impress with your college essay.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published November 8, 2016
3 Tips for Transferring Spring Semester

3 Tips for Transferring Spring Semester

Consider the following for a more manageable transition this spring.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published November 8, 2016
Key Ways to Use Your Learning Style During Test Prep

Key Ways to Use Your Learning Style During Test Prep

Once you have figured out your learning style(s), you should adapt your study methods accordingly.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published November 8, 2016
You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School

You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School

Have it all with a healthy work life balance.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 31, 2016
Where in the World are the Top Colleges?

Where in the World are the Top Colleges?

Times Higher Education lists the best schools in the world.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 21, 2016
4 Ways to Strengthen Your ACT Science Score

4 Ways to Strengthen Your ACT Science Score

Improve your ACT science score with these four helpful tips.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published October 5, 2016
4 Ways to Prioritize Your Test Prep this Fall

4 Ways to Prioritize Your Test Prep this Fall

Creating a semester plan and finding ways to stay motivated and on track can be instrumental in your test prep success.

By Hilary Gan, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 7, 2016
What to Know About Choosing a Community College vs. a Four-Year University

What to Know About Choosing a Community College vs. a Four-Year University

When determining whether to get your bachelor’s, associate, or both, a number of factors should be taken into consideration.

By Hilary Gan, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 7, 2016
College Application Checklist

College Application Checklist

Make sure you're on track with this college application checklist.

By Chris Diehl
Published August 31, 2016
College Planning for High School Seniors

College Planning for High School Seniors

Senior year is easily the most overwhelming for high school students but staying organized will guarantee a solid finish.

Fastweb Staff
Published August 30, 2016
What is Early Decision/Early Action?

What is Early Decision/Early Action?

Before you apply for early decision, make sure you've made the right decision.

By Roxana Hadad and Tavia Evans
Published August 29, 2016
Understanding the Early Decision Debate

Understanding the Early Decision Debate

Asking for a college commitment so early in the senior year may rush a decision when a student does not have all the information needed to make an informed decision.

The Fastweb Team
Published August 26, 2016
Is Early Decision Right for You? Get the Pros and Cons

Is Early Decision Right for You? Get the Pros and Cons

Everybody is different: early decision and early action might be right for one student, but could be a mistake for another.

By Kathleen Carmichael, Ph.D.
Published August 24, 2016
UPDATE: Grad Students Petition for Employee Status; Labor Board Rules

UPDATE: Grad Students Petition for Employee Status; Labor Board Rules

Graduate students are considered "students," not "employees" so they can't unionize. But, many are hoping to change this with a new petition.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 24, 2016
LSAT Info, Test and Registration Dates

LSAT Info, Test and Registration Dates

Prepare for the LSAT by knowing when and how to take it.

By The Fastweb Team
Published August 15, 2016
Registering for the GRE 2016 - 2017

Registering for the GRE 2016 - 2017

Get to know the format, test dates and price.

By The Fastweb Team
Published August 15, 2016
College Essay Editing Tips for Parents

College Essay Editing Tips for Parents

When he or she comes to you (as most smart students do) asking you to help edit his or her personal statement, don’t panic!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 15, 2016
Have You Considered Work Colleges?

Have You Considered Work Colleges?

Instead of going into debt, perhaps you should consider a work college.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 12, 2016
Your College Admissions Options

Your College Admissions Options

Did you know there are four types of college admissions options for students? The earlier you educate yourself on these options, the better! That way, when the time comes, all options will be available to you.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016