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3 Ways to Set Your College Application Apart

3 Ways to Set Your College Application Apart

Take on these three tasks to help set your college application apart from the crowd.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published February 2, 2016
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
The Alumni Interview: What Is It & How Do I Prepare?

The Alumni Interview: What Is It & How Do I Prepare?

Prepare to conquer this aspect of both your college search and the college admissions interviewing process.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 3, 2015
Don't Forget to Do These 3 Things Your Senior Year!

Don't Forget to Do These 3 Things Your Senior Year!

High school seniors: you simply must remember to complete these tasks this year!

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published August 4, 2015
Sophomore Classes for Junior Year Success

Sophomore Classes for Junior Year Success

In addition to the basic sophomore classes required for high school graduation, here are four courses to consider enrolling in for junior year – and ultimately college – success.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published May 4, 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
10 Resources for Attending and Succeeding in College for Lower-Income Students

10 Resources for Attending and Succeeding in College for Lower-Income Students

Don't fall behind; get ahead with these college resources.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 24, 2015
3 Tips to Prepare for College Level Math

3 Tips to Prepare for College Level Math

You can prepare yourself to succeed in college level math courses!

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published February 5, 2015
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
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
3 Reasons to Begin Your Personal Statement Now

3 Reasons to Begin Your Personal Statement Now

Starting a personal statement early is never a poor choice.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published October 1, 2014
Learn to Read on a College Level

Learn to Read on a College Level

College-level reading is typically more difficult than similar high school assignments, but there are a number of resources to help get you on track now and while you are in college.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published October 1, 2014
4 Support Services College Applicants Should Use

4 Support Services College Applicants Should Use

Applying to college is a stressful experience, and one with a wealth of conflicting information.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published September 12, 2014
Conquer the Common App!

Conquer the Common App!

Planning ahead and working efficiently can help any student move through the application season more easily.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published August 20, 2014
Your College Search Checklist

Your College Search Checklist

Choosing a college or university is often a matter of exposure, luck and research.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published August 20, 2014
Thinking Ahead to College Admissions

Thinking Ahead to College Admissions

Admissions counselors often look for a well-rounded class, so it is important to allow your interests to flourish.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published August 19, 2014
Seize the Moment: A Senior Year Bucket List

Seize the Moment: A Senior Year Bucket List

How can you ensure your senior year is a positive experience? Complete this senior year bucket list!

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published July 23, 2014
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
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
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