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Simplify the Admissions Process

Simplify the Admissions Process

You have two choices: the easy way or the hard way. Why not make things easier on yourself with these four steps?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Gigantic Awards for Grad Students

Gigantic Awards for Grad Students

This list of awards for grad students has amounts that just may make your jaw drop!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 18, 2017
Get into Graduate School

Get into Graduate School

If you’ve decided to head back to the classroom for an advanced degree, get ready to face some competition. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of masters degrees granted is expected ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 3, 2008
May Checklist for High School Juniors

May Checklist for High School Juniors

Rising seniors, here's an action plan you can focus on in May.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 2, 2017
Women's Colleges

Women's Colleges

Find out why a women's college could be right for you.

By Mike Pugh
Published August 15, 2014
May Checklist for Parents

May Checklist for Parents

There are things parents can do to help high schoolers and soon-to-be-college students prepare for their next phase in life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 2, 2017
College Planning for Rising Seniors

College Planning for Rising Seniors

It's important to remember that the sooner you begin mapping out your own individualized plan for the college admissions process, the sooner you'll be on your way to college success!

Fastweb Staff
Published March 26, 2017
College Fairs

College Fairs

When choosing a college, you need all the information you can get. But visiting each campus can be expensive. And who has time research hundreds of Web sites or call each ...

By Elisa Kronish
Published September 4, 2008
The Military College Drill

The Military College Drill

Brian Donovan is a graduate from the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He made the decision in high school that he wanted to go to a military college. "I wanted ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 22, 2016
Get Paid for Your Degree: Teaching Assistantships

Get Paid for Your Degree: Teaching Assistantships

Working as a TA can give you the boost you need in financial aid.

By Chris Diehl
Published June 11, 2015
March College Checklist for High School Seniors

March College Checklist for High School Seniors

Seniors, you’re almost to the finish line, but still have some tasks to finish up before the school year – and your high school career - is over.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 16, 2017
AP Courses - Accept the Challenge

AP Courses - Accept the Challenge

To improve the college search process, look into advanced placement courses.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published September 4, 2008
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
Getting Ahead Over Summer Break

Getting Ahead Over Summer Break

Utilize the summer between your junior and senior year in high school to prepare for your college search and the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 17, 2017
Common Application is Out – Ready, Set, Apply!

Common Application is Out – Ready, Set, Apply!

Common application is out -- get started on your college search.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 3, 2012
Break the Mold: Unique College Choices

Break the Mold: Unique College Choices

When it comes to your college search, break the mold with unique college choices.

By Emilie LeBeau
Published March 9, 2009
America's Most Expensive Colleges

America's Most Expensive Colleges

Students attending one of these schools on the list can expect to pay more than a quarter of a million dollars for a four-year degree when tuition increases are taken into account!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 16, 2014
This is Only a Test: Keeping College Exams in Perspective

This is Only a Test: Keeping College Exams in Perspective

Glancing up from my exam, I noticed two of my classmates handing in their blue books to the professor and leaving the classroom. We were only fifteen minutes into the testing ...

Published June 5, 2007
How to Weigh College Rankings

How to Weigh College Rankings

Find out how to weigh college rankings in your college search.

By Chris Diehl
Published June 18, 2009
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