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August Checklist for High School Juniors

August Checklist for High School Juniors

The more organized you are in your studies and the college preparation process, the more you’ll be able to enjoy every moment with your friends.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 10, 2018
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 June 26, 2018
July Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Juniors

July Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Juniors

Here’s a checklist for the month of July for soon-to-be high school juniors prepare for the upcoming year, in terms of your college search and planning processes.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 12, 2018
July Checklist for Rising High School Seniors

July Checklist for Rising High School Seniors

Summer is a great time to gain a head start so that once the school year comes, you won’t be overwhelmed with the college applications process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 12, 2018
June Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Seniors

June Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Seniors

It’s June, which means that school is finally out for the summer!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 15, 2018
Avoid These 4 End-of-Junior-Year Mistakes!

Avoid These 4 End-of-Junior-Year Mistakes!

Remember, the more you prepare before senior year, the more you’ll be able to enjoy it!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 8, 2018
May Checklist for High School Juniors

May Checklist for High School Juniors

Rising seniors, here's an action plan you can focus on in May.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 17, 2018
Do Colleges Examine Your Online Presence?

Do Colleges Examine Your Online Presence?

You should undoubtedly clean up your social media presence, but how much do colleges really look at your posts?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 17, 2018
Getting Ahead Over Summer Break

Getting Ahead Over Summer Break

Utilize the summer between your junior and senior year in high school to prepare for your college search and the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 17, 2018
Summer SAT/ACT Prep You Can Do at the Beach

Summer SAT/ACT Prep You Can Do at the Beach

Check out this summertime test prep you can do at the beach.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 17, 2018
Summer Reading Tips for High School Students

Summer Reading Tips for High School Students

You can stay on top of your summer reading list without feeling burdened or overwhelmed.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published April 12, 2018
Summer Programs for High School Students

Summer Programs for High School Students

Make your summer count - attend a summer program!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2018
April Checklist for High School Juniors

April Checklist for High School Juniors

Your senior year of high school is nearing and things will become chaotic quite quickly - trust us on this one.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 15, 2018
America’s Top 10 Community Colleges

America’s Top 10 Community Colleges

It really doesn't make sense that community colleges are often ignored in rankings, considering nearly half of America’s undergraduate students attend community colleges.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 13, 2018
College Search Advice Myths - Revealed!

College Search Advice Myths - Revealed!

Take advice with a grain of salt and be aware of these myths!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2018
March College Checklist for High School Juniors

March College Checklist for High School Juniors

Your college admissions process is gearing up now - more than ever, and it is only going to intensify from here on out.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2018
Top Five Tasks for College-Bound Juniors Right Now

Top Five Tasks for College-Bound Juniors Right Now

Juniors, follow this checklist to help you keep your college search on track in February and March.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 20, 2018
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 February 17, 2018
Starting the College Search: Beginner’s Guide

Starting the College Search: Beginner’s Guide

Cover the basics of the college search process.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 10, 2018
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