What are Stackable Degree Programs?

What are Stackable Degree Programs?

While a stackable degree program may sound like something between a college education and a fun snack, they’re becoming increasingly popular amongst colleges interested in helping students attend graduate level degree programs. While the name is not exactly self-explanatory, they’re fairly easy to understand—and for many students, a great option. Stackable degree programs do resemble their name; essentially, they are degree programs that lend themselves to building into other degree programs. Think of a stackable degree program as a building block toward your continuing education. While this isn’t exactly a new idea i ... Read More About What are Stackable Degree Programs?

Why You Should Pursue an Internship in College

Why You Should Pursue an Internship in College

The following is a guest post written by Alexa Styliadis of NextStepU. As the job market gets more competitive, students graduating college find themselves facing a tougher job market. Getting a college degree is important and is a critical step in the right direction, but to put yourself ahead of the others, you need to be more qualified than those around you. A way to greatly enhance your chances of employment while gaining real-world experience is by doing internships in college. While many colleges do not require you to do an internship, you should find at least one, if not more, to do during your junior and/or senior years. Here are som ... Read More About Why You Should Pursue an Internship in College

What is it Like to Attend University of North Florida?

What is it Like to Attend University of North Florida?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach—they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Matthew is a Jacksonville tutor specializing in computer science tutoring, geometry tutoring, pre-calculus tutoring, and a number of other areas. He is currently a junior at the University of North Florida majoring in Computing and Information Sciences. See what he had to share about the University of North Florida: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Matthew: My campus, the University of North Florida, is fairly safe. It has its own police department, and there are emergency landline telephones all o ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend University of North Florida?

5 Ways High Schoolers Can Wrap Up the School Year Right

5 Ways High Schoolers Can Wrap Up the School Year Right

With summertime in the air, the last semester of the year can be the most exciting: there’s warmer weather, end-of-the-year celebrations, and often lighter, more creative final projects. For this reason, it’s often the busiest time of year. Despite all the craziness, here are five ways you can wrap up the school year right. 1. Make the most of your classes It’s easy to start slacking off this time of year. To wrap up your year right, though, you’ll want to keep going strong until the end. Grades often depend on final exams or projects, so you don’t want to loosen up earlier in the semester only to scramble, or t ... Read More About 5 Ways High Schoolers Can Wrap Up the School Year Right

6 Hacks to Make Finals Week a Little Less Stressful

6 Hacks to Make Finals Week a Little Less Stressful

As we reach the end of the school year, there’s one thing on everybody’s mind—finals. Whether you’re an old pro or new to the finals game, there’s undoubtedly some stress that accompanies those important end-of-year tests. While there’s little to nothing you can do to erase finals stress altogether, you can make your life a little more pleasant by trying these simple tricks. Stock up on helpful items Sure, you’ll probably need to spend a ton of time studying, but there are other ways you can prepare as well. First, make sure you have enough snacks loaded with the brainpower you’ll need to get ... Read More About 6 Hacks to Make Finals Week a Little Less Stressful