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Summer Programs for High School Students

Summer Programs for High School Students

Make your summer count - attend a summer program!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 3, 2017
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 July 17, 2017
College Prep for High School Juniors

College Prep for High School Juniors

The road to college speeds up significantly in your junior year. It's difficult to balance excelling in your classes with maneuvering through college exams, applications and deadlines. Stay on the college ...

By Tavia Evans and Kay Peterson, Ph.D
Published June 3, 2008
How Will College be Different From High School?

How Will College be Different From High School?

You’ve read the books, you’ve heard the advice, and you think you have a fair enough handle on what to expect when you get to college. Sure, you may have heard ...

By Mridu Khullar
Published June 8, 2007
College Planning for Rising Seniors

College Planning for Rising Seniors

It's important to remember that the sooner you begin mapping out your own individualized plan for the college admissions process, the sooner you'll be on your way to college success!

Fastweb Staff
Published March 26, 2017
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 January 20, 2016
How to Spend a Productive Summer

How to Spend a Productive Summer

Find out how to spend a productive summer in preparation for admissions season.

By ApplyWise.com
Published March 13, 2009
A Junior's Perspective of Too Much Going on and Not Enough Fun

A Junior's Perspective of Too Much Going on and Not Enough Fun

Take a look at a junior's perspective of the admissions process.

By Matt Bauman, Junior in High School, and The About U Team
Published September 2, 2009
Your Daily Dose of College Prep

Your Daily Dose of College Prep

It’s not always easy to set aside time to think about how to prepare for college and then actually prepare for college.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 20, 2013
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 March 9, 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
3 Reasons Not to Fear the SAT

3 Reasons Not to Fear the SAT

Do you wake in the night from dark dreams of standardized exams?

By Caroline Duda, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published February 28, 2014
Just Released: 2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts

Just Released: 2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts

Now is the time to start thinking about how you’ll approach the essay prompts – it’s never too early to start thinking about college admissions!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 9, 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
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
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 23, 2017
You Registered for the SAT—Now What? 3 Things You Should Do Next

You Registered for the SAT—Now What? 3 Things You Should Do Next

By taking a few simple steps before the SAT, you can set your mind at ease and increase your chances of success.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published February 2, 2016
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, 2017
Master These Skills Before College

Master These Skills Before College

Start learning these skills now so you can practice for the remainder of your high school career.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2017
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 21, 2017