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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
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
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
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 by Dr. Dre

College by Dr. Dre

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

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 4, 2013
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
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
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 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
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
Six Internship Job Search Tips

Six Internship Job Search Tips

Each year, students obtain interesting, substantive and career-related internships. The keys to their success: preparation and an early start in the internship search process. Your search for an internship or summer ...

By MonsterTRAK
Published September 5, 2008
7 Helpful Apps for Graduate Students

7 Helpful Apps for Graduate Students

Ace your classes and stay organized with these apps for grad students.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 1, 2017
2017 – 2018 SAT and ACT Test Dates: Are You Registered?

2017 – 2018 SAT and ACT Test Dates: Are You Registered?

Check out the upcoming 2017 - 208 SAT and ACT test dates.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 22, 2017
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
The Unintended Stress from a Plate of Spaghetti

The Unintended Stress from a Plate of Spaghetti

A student talks about the unintended stress from a plate of spaghetti while going through the admissions process.

By Kristin Drew
Published April 21, 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
7 Steps to Improving Your ACT or SAT Scores

7 Steps to Improving Your ACT or SAT Scores

In the end, your effort and hard work will be worth it once you have your pick of all your choice schools.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 6, 2016
SAT Study Tips

SAT Study Tips

Don't stress over the SAT, just prep for it instead!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 7, 2017
Are You Ready to Answer the Question?

Are You Ready to Answer the Question?

This student gives his first-hand account in trying to answer where his college search will take him.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published January 9, 2007