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What is it Like to Attend Boston University?

What is it Like to Attend Boston University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Catherine is a New York City tutor specializing in all levels of Latin. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Ancient Greek and Latin from Boston University. Check out her review of her undergraduate experience: 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? Catherine: Boston University doesn’t have a traditional campus feel, although there is a central campus and a sort of quad we call the Beach. Boston is a wond ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Boston University?

Should I Go To Columbia University?

Should I Go To Columbia University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Jordy is a New York City tutor specializing in many subjects such as AP English, SAT prep, ISEE/SSAT prep, and more. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Art History from Columbia University from which she graduated in 2007. 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? Jordy: Columbia is an absolutely beautiful campus. In fact, the campus itself ... Read More About Should I Go To Columbia University?

3 Study Tips for College Exams

3 Study Tips for College Exams

While the structures and difficulty-levels of college examinations have as wide a range as the options for college majors, there are a number of universally effective strategies to ace these tests that go beyond the commonplace “get enough sleep” and “don’t cram” pieces of advice. Whether you have all your exams marked with large red X’s on your calendar for the next two semesters, or it’s Wednesday and you just realized your midterm is on Friday, consider these suggestions: 1. Go to office hours (and class!) A common complaint voiced by professors and teaching assistants is that students never atten ... Read More About 3 Study Tips for College Exams

A Student Review of The University of Arizona

A Student Review of The University of Arizona

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Hayden is a Tucson tutor specializing in MCAT prep, Biology, Chemistry, and more. He is a 2013 graduate of The University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. See what he had to say about his 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? Hayden: The University of Arizona is a campus that takes great pride in allowing students to have multiple methods for traveling around c ... Read More About A Student Review of The University of Arizona