A Day in the Life at University of Wisconsin-Madison

A Day in the Life at University of Wisconsin-Madison

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. John received his Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently a tutor in New York City specializing in Algebra, Chemistry, and Geometry, among other subjects. See what he had to say about his experience at University of Wisconsin-Madison: 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? John: The campus is very easy to navigate, whether by bike, foot, or publi ... Read More About A Day in the Life at University of Wisconsin-Madison

5 Things to Do the Summer Before Business School

5 Things to Do the Summer Before Business School

Prospective business school students may decide to pursue an MBA for many reasons. Some wish to deepen their knowledge of the business world, while others may see business school as an opportunity to advance within their companies. Whatever your reason is for obtaining an MBA, here are five things to do the summer before business school. These tasks can help you maximize the return of your degree, as well as help you begin business school on the right foot: 1. Draft well-defined career goals Do you already know what type of employment you hope to secure after you earn your MBA? Or are you hoping to cross that bridge later on? If you do not ... Read More About 5 Things to Do the Summer Before Business School

Can Music Help Me Study?

Can Music Help Me Study?

Studying can seem quite tedious or draining depending on your mood, the subject you’re reviewing, the time of year, and your overall schedule. Considering the many factors that can affect the quality of your studying, you might be asking yourself this question: “Can music help me study?” Here are four ways that (some) music can improve your review sessions: 1. It increases connectivity between different brain regions We have all experienced the feeling of listening to music we enjoy, whether it’s a favorite band or a song that brings back specific memories. Recent research has found that listening to favorite genres o ... Read More About Can Music Help Me Study?

5 Myths (and Realities) About Study Abroad

5 Myths (and Realities) About Study Abroad

Studying abroad is a popular pastime for many college students. Living and learning in a foreign country can provide you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in an unfamiliar culture while also earning college credit, meeting new people, and traveling. It also allows you to increase your confidence. Despite these benefits, many students still choose not to participate in study abroad because of intimidating information they have heard from others. Here are five myths (and realities) about study abroad: 1. It’s too expensive Study abroad may seem expensive at first, but when you begin to evaluate program options and costs, you might ... Read More About 5 Myths (and Realities) About Study Abroad

My Experience at the University of Georgia

My Experience at the University of Georgia

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Olivia is an Atlanta tutor specializing in French, Study Skills and Organization, and a number of other areas. She is currently a senior at the University of Georgia majoring in Communication Studies and French. See what she had to share about the University of Georgia: 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? Olivia: The University of Georgia campus is located in Athens, GA, a medium-sized town ... Read More About My Experience at the University of Georgia