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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
Timeline for Applying to Graduate School

Timeline for Applying to Graduate School

Balance your senior year and the graduate school application process.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
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
Simplify the Admissions Process

Simplify the Admissions Process

You have two choices: the easy way or the hard way. Why not make things easier on yourself with these four steps?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Getting into College with Bad Grades

Getting into College with Bad Grades

The number one rule to follow in college admissions? Don't give up!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
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 August 3, 2016
College Offering Pokémon Go Themed Campus Tours

College Offering Pokémon Go Themed Campus Tours

You’ve “gotta catch ‘em all” but you need to visit college campuses, too. What’s a student/player to do? We may have a solution for you.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 20, 2016
Private Colleges Offering Record-High Tuition Discounts

Private Colleges Offering Record-High Tuition Discounts

Where can you find these discounted tuition prices? Apparently, the higher the acceptance rate, the better the odds of obtaining these tuition price deals.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 18, 2016
Pursue Your Passion: 8 Weird Schools

Pursue Your Passion: 8 Weird Schools

Find a school and do what you love.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 15, 2016
Transfer 101: How to Prepare for the First Semester at a University

Transfer 101: How to Prepare for the First Semester at a University

Planning a transfer from community college takes preparation!

By Hilary Gan, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published July 12, 2016
6 Famous Merit Scholarship Winners

6 Famous Merit Scholarship Winners

Could YOU be next?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 10, 2016
A Student’s Guide to Summer Test Prep

A Student’s Guide to Summer Test Prep

You can prep for your exams while still enjoying your summer vacation - here's how.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published June 8, 2016
Finding a College That Suits Your Personality

Finding a College That Suits Your Personality

Find a college that's best suited to who you are because that's where you're most likely to thrive!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 14, 2016