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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
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
Creating a College Essay Outline

Creating a College Essay Outline

While other techniques are beneficial to explore, an outline can be the much-needed first step for most students.

Maya Moritz
Published November 19, 2014
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 March 26, 2017
Campus Tour Do’s and Don’ts

Campus Tour Do’s and Don’ts

Remember, the campus tour is really for your benefit.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 10, 2015
Overcoming Test Prep Stress and Anxiety

Overcoming Test Prep Stress and Anxiety

It's inevitable that final exams will stress you out -- learn how to deal with it.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 20, 2017
15 Crazy College Application Essay Questions

15 Crazy College Application Essay Questions

If you're lucky enough to have an admissions essay like one of these, let your imagination soar in creating your one-of-a-kind response.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 10, 2014
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
President Obama Begins Initial Stages of Free Community College

President Obama Begins Initial Stages of Free Community College

Obama pushes next phase of free community college for all.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 17, 2015
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
ACT Reports Only 1 in 4 High School Students Ready for College

ACT Reports Only 1 in 4 High School Students Ready for College

Be college ready. Prepare for standardized tests.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 29, 2012
Make Your Campus Visit Valuable

Make Your Campus Visit Valuable

If you want more out of a campus tour, it’s up to you!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 7, 2017
April Checklist for High School Seniors

April Checklist for High School Seniors

April is an important time to focus on your future!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 15, 2017
Letters of Recommendation Basics

Letters of Recommendation Basics

Who and how to ask for this application component.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 14, 2017
Finding a College That Fits You

Finding a College That Fits You

What do you want in a college?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 8, 2017
Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics are important, but they aren't everything!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 9, 2017
All About Community College

All About Community College

At Fastweb, we want you to be educated on every college option out there!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 2, 2013
College Fair Checklists

College Fair Checklists

Learn everything you need to know about college fairs!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 3, 2017
Road Trips 101: Visiting Colleges Over Spring Break

Road Trips 101: Visiting Colleges Over Spring Break

Since most colleges have schedules that differ from high schools, visiting on your spring break is a great tactic because you'll get to see the school while there's still life on campus.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 7, 2017
College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

What’s most curious about the college essay is that many of the topics on this list (those that should be avoided) also happen to be some of the most commonly used topics out there.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 11, 2016