The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Rebecca is a Phoenix tutor specializing in several subjects such as SAT/ACT prep, Calculus, and History. She graduated from Dartmouth College in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in English. See what she had to say about her alma mater: VT: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. How urban or safe is the campus? Are there buses or do you need a car/bike? Rebecca: Dartmouth is famously rural. As a college situated in the middle of a forest, you don’t get a lot of crime&mdash... Read More About Should I Go To Dartmouth College?
Many of our tutors at Varsity Tutors are more than just highly effective teachers; they have significant professional accomplishments and experiences to share with their students. Evan Benn, a Varsity Tutors tutor specializing in undergraduate and graduate school admissions essays, is a successful journalist with an impressive professional track record. Evan graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 2004 and went on to work for The Miami Herald as a hard-news reporter for five years. He later relocated to St. Louis where he landed a position at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, moving through severa... Read More About Journalism Career Experiences of a Northwestern University Alumnus
The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Stephanie graduated from Auburn University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She tutors in Atlanta and specializes in French, Algebra, SAT/ACT prep, and many more subjects. Check out her review of Auburn: VT: How easy or difficult is it to get around on your campus? Is it hilly, do lots of people bike, are there buses, etc. Stephanie: It is very easy to get around on the Auburn campus. Many people bike and also walk. I used to walk from class to class. There is a bus that will pick you ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Auburn University?
The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Ginger is an Atlanta tutor specializing in Elementary Math, Biology, SAT/ACT prep, and more. She graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering. Check out her review of her school: VT: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. How urban or safe is the campus? Are there buses or do you need a car/bike? Ginger: The campus is a fairly enclosed haven in the middle of Atlanta. There are no gates to outline the border, but most... Read More About What is it Like to Attend the Georgia Institute of Technology?
The following piece was written by Wendy Williams. Wendy is the founder of Williams Educational Consultants and is a national expert on the SSAT. If you are looking at placing your student into a private school, then you will need to have your child take The Secondary School Admission Test, or the SSAT. Many private schools require this exam as part of their application process. Although this test is an important ingredient in an applicant’s file, it is not the only thing that the admissions office looks at in evaluating applicants. However, it is important that families understand what the SSAT is testing as well as options on testing ... Read More About How to Prepare for the SSAT