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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
Community Colleges: A Nurturing Environment for the Nontraditional Student

Community Colleges: A Nurturing Environment for the Nontraditional Student

A nontraditional student gives a first-hand account of community colleges as a nurturing environment for the nontraditional student.

By Lisa Hardman
Published September 23, 2007
Unlocking the Mystery of College Admissions for Parents

Unlocking the Mystery of College Admissions for Parents

Unlike when you were enrolling in school, the college admissions process is full of twists and turns these days. Students have to meet several different deadlines for various types of applications, ...

By Stephen J. Pemberton, Senior Assistant Director of Admission at Boston College
Published March 9, 2009
4 Pieces of Advice for Nervous Test-Takers

4 Pieces of Advice for Nervous Test-Takers

There are ways to help calm your nerves and overcome your test-taking fears!

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published February 5, 2015
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
Debunking Common College Misconceptions

Debunking Common College Misconceptions

Discover the truth behind common college life myths.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published June 12, 2014
SAT Essay Becoming Optional, Among Other Changes

SAT Essay Becoming Optional, Among Other Changes

The changes will take effect in 2016 – a year that many students will undoubtedly consider their lucky break.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2014
School of Style

School of Style

There’s a new school in season and it’s got a big name backing it.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 20, 2013
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
Should You Retake the SAT/ACT?

Should You Retake the SAT/ACT?

Remember, completing the ACT or the SAT is an accomplishment in and of itself.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published July 16, 2014
Spring Break College Visits: Where Do I Go & What Do I Look For?

Spring Break College Visits: Where Do I Go & What Do I Look For?

Spring is the perfect time for students to visit prospective colleges and universities.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published March 14, 2016
Types of Schools

Types of Schools

Are you interested in training to enter a trade, or do you want to pursue a broader academic path? Do you want to study with leading researchers, or with professors who ...

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published June 4, 2008
So Whose Life Is It?

So Whose Life Is It?

Don't listen to your parents (one of the few times you shouldn't) -- pick your own career.

By Barbara Reinhold
Published March 19, 2009
How to Handle the Final Load

How to Handle the Final Load

It’s like the professors and university are torturing you. December means holiday celebrations, a break from school and time at home with your family. But December also means two of the ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 2, 2015
Planning Ahead: Timeline for a Successful Senior Year

Planning Ahead: Timeline for a Successful Senior Year

Follow this college prep timeline for a successful senior year.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published April 6, 2015
6 Steps to Take After Accepting a College Admissions Offer

6 Steps to Take After Accepting a College Admissions Offer

Kick off your college career by conquering these tasks for incoming freshman sooner than later!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 2017
FastWeb Student Tips: Admissions

FastWeb Student Tips: Admissions

We asked FastWeb users to share their advice on college admissions, based on their personal experiences. Here's what they said: "Keep your options open and don't plan your whole life around ...

Published June 9, 2007
Online Degree Myths

Online Degree Myths

Don't fall vicitim to online college rumors.

Fastweb
Published October 29, 2010
Parents' Perspective to: Too Much Going on and Not Enough Fun

Parents' Perspective to: Too Much Going on and Not Enough Fun

A parents' perspective to too much going on and not enough fun in their high school juniors' lives.

By the About U Team
Published September 2, 2009
What to Keep in Mind While You're Keeping in Touch

What to Keep in Mind While You're Keeping in Touch

Discover how technology can keep you together during the college years.

By Kathryn Knight
Published June 4, 2014