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Basics of Transferring from a Community College

Basics of Transferring from a Community College

Make the transfer process from a community college seamlessly.

By Bridget Kulla
Published October 4, 2010
Scores and Scholarships: Why the PSAT Matters

Scores and Scholarships: Why the PSAT Matters

Why should you prepare for the PSAT? The primary reasons are simple – to potentially gain scholarships and to definitely gain practice for your college entrance exams.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published October 1, 2015
Updates to the GRE Program

Updates to the GRE Program

For students looking into attending graduate or business school, updates have been made to the GRE Program.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 13, 2016
An Equation for Finding the Perfect Grad School

An Equation for Finding the Perfect Grad School

Is there an equation for finding the perfect school? A student searching for a graduate school attempts it.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published March 13, 2007
Find Your Passion: How to Start Exploring Potential College Majors

Find Your Passion: How to Start Exploring Potential College Majors

It may seem as though everyone around you knows his or her precise path through higher education, but it is simply not true.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published July 7, 2014
Your Turn: A Word to the Freshman Class

Your Turn: A Word to the Freshman Class

A student shares his college search experience.

By Justin Ruehs, Grand Valley State University
Published September 5, 2008
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
Public or Private College? Weigh the Pros & Cons

Public or Private College? Weigh the Pros & Cons

At the end of the day, it’s wise to determine your main priorities and examine all schools you’re interested in, public and private, to see which best match what you’re looking for in your college experience.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 17, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About Taking  the GMAT

Everything You Need to Know About Taking the GMAT

Taking the GMAT? Get everything you need to know here.

Published January 19, 2016
What's It Like Being a Senior?

What's It Like Being a Senior?

Questions are like itches. You know you aren’t supposed to scratch, but sometimes you just ... gotta. One question that should remain tickly and untouched is the one everyone’s always ...

By Molly Seltzer, Molly.FastWeb@gmail.com
Published September 5, 2008
College by Dr. Dre

College by Dr. Dre

What would you do with a degree in "disruption?"

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 4, 2013
Maximizing Your College Admissions Application

Maximizing Your College Admissions Application

College admissions offices are busy places. Think about an admissions office receiving 5,000 to 10,000 or more applications. That is a lot of reading. What will make your application stand out? ...

By Carl Behrend
Published June 9, 2007
College Application & Admissions FAQ

College Application & Admissions FAQ

Quick tips for campus visits, letters of recommendation, standardized tests, and early admission.

By CampusCompare.com
Published March 5, 2009
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
Improve Your Writing Skills Before College

Improve Your Writing Skills Before College

Writing is one of the most challenging skills to master before college.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published October 1, 2014
Why Does My Child Need the iPad?

Why Does My Child Need the iPad?

The iPad may become crucial to obtaining a college degree.

By Kathryn Knight
Published July 7, 2010
College Admission & Application Checklist

College Admission & Application Checklist

Check out this college admission and application checklist and stay on top of your college search.

By CampusCompare.com
Published March 9, 2009
3 Benefits of Pre-College Summer Programs

3 Benefits of Pre-College Summer Programs

Why not further your education by participating in a pre-college summer program?

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published April 11, 2016
Applying to College is More Complicated than It Seems

Applying to College is More Complicated than It Seems

It's December. All remnants of turkey and stuffing have been expunged from the fridge. The days are getting shorter and temperatures are dipping lower. Wal-Mart is drenched in red, white and ...

By Jeremy Ogul (Fastweb member)
Published June 9, 2007
College Wait Listing Increases: Will You Get Stuck on the List?

College Wait Listing Increases: Will You Get Stuck on the List?

Colleges are increasing using wait lists -- how do you avoid them?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 10, 2012