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Developing Your College List

Developing Your College List

Deciding on what college you want to attend is a serious decision and a good amount of time is necessary in making it.

Christina Alfaro
Published April 23, 2015
College Offering Pokémon Go Themed Campus Tours

College Offering Pokémon Go Themed Campus Tours

You’ve “gotta catch ‘em all” but you need to visit college campuses, too. What’s a student/player to do? We may have a solution for you.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 20, 2016
Plan Ahead: Help Your Teen with Accomplishments on the College App

Plan Ahead: Help Your Teen with Accomplishments on the College App

The pros of creating a "brag sheet" for your child.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 7, 2017
Navigating Difficult College Admissions Applications

Navigating Difficult College Admissions Applications

College Magazine ranks Stanford University as the college with the toughest admissions application.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 7, 2017
Are For-Profit Colleges in Danger Under Gainful Employment Rule?

Are For-Profit Colleges in Danger Under Gainful Employment Rule?

New gainful employment rule holds for-profit colleges to higher standards.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 2, 2015
Admissions Anxiety: What to Do during the Waiting Period

Admissions Anxiety: What to Do during the Waiting Period

try to take advantage of this vital period instead of being overcome with anxiety.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published March 2, 2016
3 Extra Touches to Impress with Your College Essay

3 Extra Touches to Impress with Your College Essay

Discover are three overlooked, yet effective ways to impress with your college essay.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published November 8, 2016
America’s Best Graduate Schools

America’s Best Graduate Schools

Find out which grad schools are the best of the best.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 3, 2017
Deciding If You Should Apply to College Early

Deciding If You Should Apply to College Early

Let's examine the question of when to apply to college: early or not?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 3, 2018
What to Evaluate After Your College Visit

What to Evaluate After Your College Visit

Learn how to properly analyze your college visit experiences.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published April 6, 2016
Conquer Your College Interview

Conquer Your College Interview

Remember, there's nothing you cannot answer because you’re the expert on YOU!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 12, 2016
Where in the World are the Top Colleges?

Where in the World are the Top Colleges?

Times Higher Education lists the best schools in the world.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 21, 2016
Important Things to Remember About Your AP Exams

Important Things to Remember About Your AP Exams

Consider these last minute items to bear in mind when preparing for your AP exams.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published May 3, 2016
Applying to the Right Number of Colleges: Is There One?

Applying to the Right Number of Colleges: Is There One?

When it comes to the right number of applications to submit, is there a "perfect" number?

Aggie Kallinicou
Published December 14, 2015
You’ve Received Your Acceptance Letters: Now What?

You’ve Received Your Acceptance Letters: Now What?

Whether your acceptance letters are from safety or reach schools, or somewhere in between, one thing remains certain: you have some very important decisions to make.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2016
4 Ways to Prioritize Your Test Prep this Fall

4 Ways to Prioritize Your Test Prep this Fall

Creating a semester plan and finding ways to stay motivated and on track can be instrumental in your test prep success.

By Hilary Gan, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 7, 2016
How to Take a Fresh Approach to ACT/SAT Prep This Year

How to Take a Fresh Approach to ACT/SAT Prep This Year

Unless you earned a perfect score on the ACT or SAT last time, you might benefit from a revamped and redesigned approach to test prep this year.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published January 3, 2017
The 50 Best U.S. Community Colleges

The 50 Best U.S. Community Colleges

Cost, location and admissions are only some of the factors you should consider in making the decision of what type of college will suit you best.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 14, 2017
A Student’s Guide to Summer Test Prep

A Student’s Guide to Summer Test Prep

You can prep for your exams while still enjoying your summer vacation - here's how.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published June 8, 2016
3 Ways to Get Ready for IB Exams

3 Ways to Get Ready for IB Exams

Prepare for your IB exams by following these three tips.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published April 6, 2016