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February College Checklist for High School Seniors

February College Checklist for High School Seniors

Seniors, use this list to remain on track for college during the month of February.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 10, 2018
February College Prep List for High School Juniors

February College Prep List for High School Juniors

Use this list to keep your college process on track this month.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 10, 2018
Summer Programs for High School Students

Summer Programs for High School Students

Make your summer count - attend a summer program!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 3, 2018
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
January College Checklist for High School Seniors

January College Checklist for High School Seniors

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
Plan Now for 2018 – 2019 SAT and ACT Test Dates

Plan Now for 2018 – 2019 SAT and ACT Test Dates

Get ahead by setting a date for your standardized test.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 14, 2017
2018 – 2019 SAT & ACT Exam Dates

2018 – 2019 SAT & ACT Exam Dates

Plan ahead for next year's SAT and ACT!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 12, 2017
Questions to Ask When Considering Potential Colleges

Questions to Ask When Considering Potential Colleges

If there’s a question you have that’s not on the list – make sure you ask it!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 29, 2017
Five Common College Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

Five Common College Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

Prepare for your college admissions interview with these common admissions interview questions and tips on how to answer!

By The Fastweb Team
Published November 20, 2017
33 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

33 Top Colleges Without Application Fees

Why pay to apply? There are plenty of great colleges that have free applications!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 8, 2017
4 Test-Taking Tips to Get You Through Finals Week

4 Test-Taking Tips to Get You Through Finals Week

Get it together on finals day with these test-taking tips.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 8, 2017
Letters of Recommendation Basics

Letters of Recommendation Basics

Who and how to ask for this application component.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 7, 2017
Formula for the Perfect College Essay

Formula for the Perfect College Essay

Is there a correct way to write an essay?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 7, 2017
Overcoming Test Prep Stress and Anxiety

Overcoming Test Prep Stress and Anxiety

It's inevitable that final exams will stress you out -- learn how to deal with it.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 7, 2017
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
3 Don’ts for Parents during the College Application Process

3 Don’ts for Parents during the College Application Process

What's your role during the college admissions season?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 7, 2017
How to Fail an Exam

How to Fail an Exam

Your new mantra: Reviewing answers, good. Dwelling on questions, bad.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

While you can’t take the exams for them (yes, we know you’ve thought about it) you can help ease their exam anxieties in other ways.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
Maintaining Friendships during the College Admissions Process

Maintaining Friendships during the College Admissions Process

It’s not a competition when a friend applies to the same school – it just means you have similar taste, which is likely why you're friends in the first place.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

What’s most curious about the college essay is that many of the topics on this list (those that should be avoided) also happen to be some of the most commonly used topics out there.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017