New York University: A Student Perspective

New York University: A Student Perspective

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach—they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Casey is a sophomore at New York University studying psychology. She specializes in trigonometry tutoring, psychology tutoring, and several other subjects. See what she had to say about her experience at New York University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Casey: New York University prides itself on being “in and of the city.” It’s located in Washington Square Park in the middle of Manhattan. Since our campus is around Washington Square Park, it’s very urban, but we have pl ... Read More About New York University: A Student Perspective

Do These 4 Things to Start Preparing for the PreACT

Do These 4 Things to Start Preparing for the PreACT

These days, things require a little more preparation than you might expect. While the PreACT in and of itself is preparation for the ACT, you’ll still need to think about preparing for the PreACT. When students choose to do this may vary from person to person, though there are some general guidelines to be aware of as you begin the process of working toward the PreACT. The truth is, the PreACT can provide great insight into how you may perform on the ACT, and it can help guide your study plan to your particular needs. Students who are better prepared generally feel more confident, which typically leads to higher and more accurate score ... Read More About Do These 4 Things to Start Preparing for the PreACT

GMAT Question Types

GMAT Question Types

One essay and 90 questions. That’s a lot to pack into three hours and 30 minutes of a GMAT exam. In addition to the Analytical Writing Assessment, there are a variety of question types on the GMAT. The basic categories to prepare for are the Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal sections of the GMAT. Let’s take a closer look at each of the question types found in those sections and consider ways to approach them. Integrated Reasoning Reasoning skills are crucial to success on the GMAT. Like the essay, the Integrated Reasoning section is scored separately and does not count toward your total score. You have 30 minutes to ... Read More About GMAT Question Types

4 Ways an Online Tutor Can Help You Succeed This School Year

4 Ways an Online Tutor Can Help You Succeed This School Year

Online tutoring can help students get the additional push they need to excel during the school year. One of the best parts of online tutoring is its extreme flexibility; you can meet almost any time, from any place, and for the duration you would like. Isn’t it about time you gave it a try? Below are some significant reasons you may wish to seek online tutoring this school year: 1. An online tutor can be available during a wider variety of hours Online tutoring saves both the tutor and student some time. Since there is no commute involved, your tutor may be able to meet with you at times that would be tricky to accommodate in person. ... Read More About 4 Ways an Online Tutor Can Help You Succeed This School Year

A Student Review of Brigham Young University

A Student Review of Brigham Young University

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach—they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Abigail received her bachelor’s degree in Spanish translation from Brigham Young University in 2012. She specializes in a number of levels of Spanish tutoring, among other subjects. See what she had to say about her experience attending Brigham Young University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Abigail: Brigham Young University is a very large walking campus, to some students’ chagrin. I walked for most of my time as a student and planned my commutes and my class schedule accordingly, b ... Read More About A Student Review of Brigham Young University