College Search and Tips on Choosing a School | Focus on Parents Articles - Fastweb

Home / Colleges / Focus on Parents Articles

Focus on Parents Articles

Displaying 41 - 60 of 70
College Essay Editing Tips for Parents

College Essay Editing Tips for Parents

When he or she comes to you (as most smart students do) asking you to help edit his or her personal statement, don’t panic!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 15, 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
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
6 Famous Merit Scholarship Winners

6 Famous Merit Scholarship Winners

Could YOU be next?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 10, 2016
300+ Colleges Still Have Openings for Fall 2016

300+ Colleges Still Have Openings for Fall 2016

Great news! There’s admissions space, financial aid and housing still available at more than 300 public and private colleges.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 9, 2016
Spring Break College Visits: Where Do I Go & What Do I Look For?

Spring Break College Visits: Where Do I Go & What Do I Look For?

Spring is the perfect time for students to visit prospective colleges and universities.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published March 14, 2016
Calming Your Parent's College Anxiety

Calming Your Parent's College Anxiety

Help calm down any anxiety your parents may be experiencing about you being in college.

Maya Moritz
Published March 3, 2016
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
99 Colleges That Give ALL Students a Scholarship

99 Colleges That Give ALL Students a Scholarship

You've got 99 problems but tuition isn't one at these schools!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 14, 2015
4 Things You Can Learn From Winter Campus Tours

4 Things You Can Learn From Winter Campus Tours

Take advantage of the winter to see what sort of temperatures you will likely battle, as well as how each campus defines the “winter blues.”

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 8, 2015
What to Expect from the New, Redesigned SAT

What to Expect from the New, Redesigned SAT

Take a look at what’s changing on the exam so you can be better prepared.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 4, 2015
Scores and Scholarships: Why the PSAT Matters

Scores and Scholarships: Why the PSAT Matters

Why should you prepare for the PSAT? The primary reasons are simple – to potentially gain scholarships and to definitely gain practice for your college entrance exams.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published October 1, 2015
4 Support Services College Applicants Should Use

4 Support Services College Applicants Should Use

Applying to college is a stressful experience, and one with a wealth of conflicting information.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published September 12, 2014
Your College Search Checklist

Your College Search Checklist

Choosing a college or university is often a matter of exposure, luck and research.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published August 20, 2014
Making a Long-Term Study Plan for the ACT/SAT

Making a Long-Term Study Plan for the ACT/SAT

Make a long-term study plan that you can follow to prepare for the ACT/SAT.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published June 17, 2014
What to Keep in Mind While You're Keeping in Touch

What to Keep in Mind While You're Keeping in Touch

Discover how technology can keep you together during the college years.

By Kathryn Knight
Published June 4, 2014
SAT Essay Becoming Optional, Among Other Changes

SAT Essay Becoming Optional, Among Other Changes

The changes will take effect in 2016 – a year that many students will undoubtedly consider their lucky break.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2014
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
Top 10 States with Most Affordable Tuition

Top 10 States with Most Affordable Tuition

There are no if’s and’s or but’s about it – college is downright expensive!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2013
Ten Questions for Parents to Ask When Considering a College Offer

Ten Questions for Parents to Ask When Considering a College Offer

“If there’s one mistake my students make [when choosing a college], it’s not listening to their parents,” says Bruce Hammond, director of college counseling at Sandia Preparatory School in Albuquerque, ...

By Melissa Bearns
Published April 2, 2013