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Top 15 Mistakes to Avoid in Choosing a College

Top 15 Mistakes to Avoid in Choosing a College

Afraid of choosing the wrong college? Avoid these 15 common blunders students often make in considers their college options.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 7, 2017
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 7, 2017
Make Your Campus Visit Valuable

Make Your Campus Visit Valuable

If you want more out of a campus tour, it’s up to you!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 7, 2017
Road Trips 101: Visiting Colleges Over Spring Break

Road Trips 101: Visiting Colleges Over Spring Break

Since most colleges have schedules that differ from high schools, visiting on your spring break is a great tactic because you'll get to see the school while there's still life on campus.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 7, 2017
Top 10 States with the Cheapest In-State Public College Tuition

Top 10 States with the Cheapest In-State Public College Tuition

When it comes to paying for college, public colleges often offer the most affordable tuition prices. Some states, however, offer better deals than others.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 26, 2017
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
Winter Work for High School Juniors

Winter Work for High School Juniors

As a high school junior, you've got a lot going on - and even more ahead.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 7, 2016
The Difference in Degrees

The Difference in Degrees

Remember, any college degree is better than no college degree!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 2, 2016
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
A Guide to College Open Houses

A Guide to College Open Houses

Open houses, like campus tours, provide students with a unique opportunity to get information so they can decide whether or not to apply to the school.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2016
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
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
What to Know About Choosing a Community College vs. a Four-Year University

What to Know About Choosing a Community College vs. a Four-Year University

When determining whether to get your bachelor’s, associate, or both, a number of factors should be taken into consideration.

By Hilary Gan, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 7, 2016
Have You Considered Work Colleges?

Have You Considered Work Colleges?

Instead of going into debt, perhaps you should consider a work college.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 12, 2016
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
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 August 3, 2016
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
Private Colleges Offering Record-High Tuition Discounts

Private Colleges Offering Record-High Tuition Discounts

Where can you find these discounted tuition prices? Apparently, the higher the acceptance rate, the better the odds of obtaining these tuition price deals.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 18, 2016
Pursue Your Passion: 8 Weird Schools

Pursue Your Passion: 8 Weird Schools

Find a school and do what you love.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 15, 2016
Finding a College That Suits Your Personality

Finding a College That Suits Your Personality

Find a college that's best suited to who you are because that's where you're most likely to thrive!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 14, 2016