Should I Go To University of Houston?

Should I Go To University of Houston?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Brandon is a Houston tutor specializing in Algebra, Middle School Math, Statistics, and a number of other areas. He is currently a senior at University of Houston majoring in Psychology. See what he had to share about University of Houston: 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? Brandon: University of Houston has a bus system that runs every 15 minutes. Other than that, the other modes of transportation are bike, ... Read More About Should I Go To University of Houston?

6 Test Prep Mantras to Live By in the New Year

6 Test Prep Mantras to Live By in the New Year

Inadequate preparation is one of the biggest reasons students do not perform at their best on academic tests. Yet, another key component to test prep is finding and maintaining a positive state of mind while studying and taking the exam. Staying positive will reduce the inherent stress involved with studying, thus increasing your ability to concentrate and retain information. Likewise, keeping calm while taking the test enables you to more easily remember content while under pressure. Fortunately, the New Year can be a new opportunity to perfect your studying routine. Take these six test prep mantras to heart in order to minimize stress and ... Read More About 6 Test Prep Mantras to Live By in the New Year

My Experience at University of Michigan

My Experience at University of Michigan

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Rahul is a St. Louis tutor and 2009 graduate of University of Michigan. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and tutors several subjects including College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, and SAT Math. Check out what Rahul had to say about his time at University of Michigan: 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? Rahul: The University of Michigan campus is suburban, and it is located about 45 minutes ... Read More About My Experience at University of Michigan

What is it Like to Attend University of Colorado Boulder?

What is it Like to Attend University of Colorado Boulder?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Erin is a Denver tutor and 2011 graduate of University of Colorado Boulder. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and tutors several subjects including Essay Editing, Literature, and Writing. Check out what Erin had to say about her time at University of Colorado Boulder: 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? Erin: University of Colorado Boulder is a much smaller campus than I originally expec ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend University of Colorado Boulder?

3 Things Every High School Senior Should Do During Winter Break

3 Things Every High School Senior Should Do During Winter Break

Most high school seniors view winter break as the perfect opportunity to sleep and to socialize with family and friends. Of course, if you focus on everything but school, you may return to your classes feeling unproductive and anxious in regard to finishing your coursework, as well as preparing for graduation and college.  Although a bit of rest and relaxation is healthy for the often-stressed high school senior, it can greatly benefit you to spend your time wisely during your vacation. Complete these three tasks and you will feel energized and confident when returning to school in January:   1. Finish a portion of your homework ea ... Read More About 3 Things Every High School Senior Should Do During Winter Break