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Step-by-Step Guide to Transferring Colleges

Step-by-Step Guide to Transferring Colleges

Follow these 9 steps for a smooth transfer between schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 16, 2016
Playing the NCAA Game: Rules for Recruitment

Playing the NCAA Game: Rules for Recruitment

Just like the rules and regulations of any sport, the NCAA rules can be confusing. Check out the college recruiting game. The Recruitment Process So how do you become what the ...

By Elisa Kronish
Published June 3, 2008
A Writing Guide for College Essays

A Writing Guide for College Essays

A writing guide for college essays will ensure that your essay is remembered by the admissions committee.

By Katherine Cohen, PhD.
Published March 10, 2009
Writing the Perfect Admissions Essay

Writing the Perfect Admissions Essay

Strategizing is key and some essay-writing tips can help to do so.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 8, 2018
How to Narrow Down College Choices

How to Narrow Down College Choices

A student gives his account of narrowing down college choices.

Fastweb Staff
Published April 2, 2013
January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January is the start of a New Year and a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 1, 2018
Top 10 Cheapest Colleges with Out-of-State Tuition

Top 10 Cheapest Colleges with Out-of-State Tuition

There are out-of-state schools, which offer affordable tuition for students looking to attend an out-of-state college!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 27, 2018
Timeline for Applying to Graduate School

Timeline for Applying to Graduate School

Balance your senior year and the graduate school application process.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 24, 2018
2017-2018 SAT & ACT Exam Dates

2017-2018 SAT & ACT Exam Dates

It’s important to find standardized test dates for the SAT and ACT that work for your schedule and sign up before the deadlines!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 22, 2017
Study Abroad Basics

Study Abroad Basics

Every year, more than 150,000 students decide to take their education outside of the classroom — and the country — to study abroad. While it can be a fantastic personal and ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 3, 2013
Five Myths about Community Colleges

Five Myths about Community Colleges

Like most misconceptions, community college myths are based on elements of truth. But like most misconceptions, these myths lead to mistaken beliefs that could warp your ability to choose the right ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published September 4, 2008
College Rumors Busted

College Rumors Busted

These college rumors get busted by our experts--find out what's true and what's just made up.

By Laure Jeanne Hammond
Published March 9, 2009
Write a Great College Admissions Essay

Write a Great College Admissions Essay

Learn how to write a great college admissions essay.

By Mike Pugh
Published March 9, 2009
College Planning for High School Seniors

College Planning for High School Seniors

Senior year is easily the most overwhelming for high school students but staying organized will guarantee a solid finish.

Fastweb Staff
Published August 30, 2016
Can Colleges Take Back Their Offers?

Can Colleges Take Back Their Offers?

It’s easy to lack motivation senior year, but don’t let it jeopardize your future!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2018
Ten Majors that Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

Ten Majors that Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

Want to try something new? Really new? That list of majors in the course catalog isn’t static. As technology advances and business evolves, fields of study that weren’t imagined or that ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published March 5, 2009
Warm Winter College Choices

Warm Winter College Choices

Chase the sun at these warm weather colleges.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 8, 2018
Everyday SAT Prep

Everyday SAT Prep

Here are ten everyday things you can do to work toward a better SAT score.

The Fastweb Team
Published July 17, 2017
Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics are important, but they aren't everything!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 9, 2018
Know Your Grad School Exams

Know Your Grad School Exams

Learn everything you need to know to start the graduate school process.

By Chris Diehl
Published January 15, 2016