A University of California, Los Angeles College Experience

A University of California, Los Angeles College Experience

Danielle is a Los Angeles tutor specializing in history tutoring. She earned her bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2016. Want to know what she had to say about her college experience? Read on! Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Danielle: The setting for UCLA is definitely urban. There are plenty of transportation options, including local Metro, Big Blue Bus, and Expo Lines. There’s also a BruinBus specifically for UCLA students who live a little further from campus. I felt very safe on campus, even walking alone at night or early in the morning. There are buses, bu ... Read More About A University of California, Los Angeles College Experience

A Guide to Your Last Semester of College

A Guide to Your Last Semester of College

The end is in sight! You may finally be able to see the light at the end of the tunnel—with this excitement, though, also comes a bit of worry. Were you able to accomplish everything you wanted in your college career? Are all of your post-graduation plans set in place? Worry not, it isn't too late to still make the most of your college career and to plan for the future. It’s crucial in your final semester to make a plan or checklist. Take a look at where you have been, where you are going, and what other steps you need to take to make these last few months everything you have hoped for. Grad school As you start your final semest ... Read More About A Guide to Your Last Semester of College

2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

The New Year is the perfect time for a fresh start—and, you guessed it, that means it's time for New Year's resolutions! There are plenty of ways students can take advantage of New Year's resolutions, regardless of age or schooling level, to make them more successful this school year. If you are unsure about the types of resolutions you should set for yourself, see below for a few ideas of where to start. New Year’s resolutions are incredibly personal, so simply use this as a guide to create resolutions that make sense for you. New Year’s Resolution #1: Join new activities Staying active, meeting new people, and discov ... Read More About 2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

What is it Like to Attend the United States Naval Academy?

What is it Like to Attend the United States Naval Academy?

Cole is an Atlanta-based tutor specializing in math tutoring, science tutoring, and a number of other subjects. He earned his bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 2015. See what he had to say about his experience there below: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Cole: Navigating the United States Naval Academy’s campus—or better known as Yard—is easy due to the relatively small size of the campus. The Naval Academy is considered a military installation, so gates surround the property; however, the campus is only a short walk from the heart of downtown An ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend the United States Naval Academy?

What College Students Should Know About Social Media

What College Students Should Know About Social Media

These days, almost everything gets posted on social media. Every social event, every embarrassing fall, every bad hair day—they get posted on the Internet for the world to see. Staying smart on social media is a concept that many students misplace. Knowledge of social media and its influence on your future is valuable, because contrary to many beliefs, there are great advantages to students utilizing social media as well. With almost everyone having some sort presence online, and many not properly aware of the best ways to showcase that presence, things can get messy fast. The big thing to remember when in college is that your social me ... Read More About What College Students Should Know About Social Media