Should I Go To Arcadia University?

Should I Go To Arcadia University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Kaitlin received her Bachelor’s degree in History and Secondary Education from Arcadia University. She is currently a tutor in Philadelphia, specializing in AP U.S. Government & Politics, Grammar and Mechanics, Math, and several other subjects. See what she had to say about her experience at Arcadia University: VT: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. How urban or rural is the campus? Did you feel safe on campus? Are there buses or do you need a car/bike? Kaitlin: Arcadia University’s ... Read More About Should I Go To Arcadia University?

Common Problems in Interviewing from the Interviewer’s Perspective

Common Problems in Interviewing from the Interviewer’s Perspective

The following piece was written by Jason Lum. Jason has been featured in our Admissions Expert series and is a former application reviewer for the Harvard University Admissions Office. He is the president and founder of ScholarEdge College Consulting. I have conducted alumni interviews with prospective students at Harvard University and Washington University in St. Louis for many years. For me, it is a labor of love; I enjoyed attending both schools. Moreover, I find it enjoyable to volunteer my time to help students learn more about these universities, as well as to help the admissions offices of both institutions learn more about their appl ... Read More About Common Problems in Interviewing from the Interviewer’s Perspective

5 Tips for Taking Better Math Notes

5 Tips for Taking Better Math Notes

Chances are you’ve been in this exact situation – you’re studying the day before an important test when you realize that your own notes aren’t clear. You scramble to reread the chapter, then you call a friend, and then you try to recall each lecture. Panic ensues. In other words, sometimes you walk into an exam with incomplete knowledge – all because of your poor note-taking. Consider these five tips for taking better math notes to help make your math studies more accurate and efficient. Use an audio recorder Most smartphones now have the capability to record audio (assuming you are allowed to use your phone in ... Read More About 5 Tips for Taking Better Math Notes

Educational Road Trip Games for the Whole Family

Educational Road Trip Games for the Whole Family

With the school year coming to a close, and summer just around the corner, many families will embark on road trips to spend quality time together and to see the country. Long road trips, as parents know, can make children restless – they may even inspire the dreaded question, “Are we there yet?” To keep almost anyone entertained in the car, here are four educational road trip games for the whole family: The license plate game The license plate game is a great educational road trip game for children of all ages. Provide each passenger in your car with a map of the United States. While on your trip, look for license plates fr ... Read More About Educational Road Trip Games for the Whole Family

Brigham Young University: A Student Interview

Brigham Young University: A Student Interview

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Spencer is a Phoenix tutor and 2010 graduate of Brigham Young University. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Russian and tutors several subjects, including History, Reading, and Writing. Check out what Spencer had to say about his time at Brigham Young University: VT: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. How urban or rural is the campus? Did you feel safe on campus? Are there buses or do you need a car/bike? Spencer: The Brigham Young University campus has a very suburb ... Read More About Brigham Young University: A Student Interview