How to Lose Your College Acceptance

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Student, Flathead High School

You made the cut, so now you're home free--right? (Spoiler: wrong) read more

College Rejection, College Acceptance: Lessons From My Admission Journey

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Student, Occidental College

Everyone's college admission journey is different. For Naomi, it was a tough road. She felt the sting of college rejection . . . a few times. Here, she tells the story of how she survived it and the lessons she learned along the way. read more

What to Do When You Don't Get Accepted to Your Top-Choice School

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Varsity Tutors Contributing Writer

In a perfect world, your college search will end with a big, fat envelope, signaling you've been accepted to your top school. But what if you don't get in? What next? read more

When Financial Aid is Not Enough

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While applying for college and receiving acceptance letters can be exciting, reality quickly sets in as you figure out how you'll actually pay for college. read more