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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
The Difference in Degrees

The Difference in Degrees

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

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 2, 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
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
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 October 4, 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