Probably one of the most critical steps of the college search, your campus visits need to be scheduled early on with plenty of time to spare. These visits are pivotal points in your decision-making process, as there is simply no better way to get a real handle on a campus than by spending some time on it. But with so much to do in the period of college application insanity, how can you possibly make sure each of these visits are scheduled appropriately and made use of in the best ways? Moreover, how do you know which campuses you need to visit? All of these questions that might be asked in a panic before quickly-approaching deadlines are more ... Read More About How to Plan College Campus Visits
Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. Abby Siegel is a College Entrance Consultant at her self-started firm, Abby Siegel & Associates. After graduating from Vanderbilt University, she went on to graduate school at Loyola University Chicago where she directly worked in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Abby has worked in college guidance counseling for over a decade and was a recipient of the University of Miami’s Excellence in Counseling Award. See what she had to say about the college application process: VT: How far ahead of time should a student begin ... Read More About Ask an Admissions Expert: Abby Siegel
The True Cost of College How much is the average American spending on higher education? More than you might expect. This infographic goes beyond tuition and offers a comprehensive breakdown of the real costs of college, as well as what goes into financing a degree, including the realities of student loan debt. Get the info you need to plan and pay for college. ... Read More About The True Cost of College Infographic
The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Samantha is a Philadelphia tutor specializing in a multitude of subjects such as Statistics, Physiology, and Italian. She studied Biopsychology and Music at University of Michigan where she graduated from in 2012. See what she had to say about 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? &nb ... Read More About A Day in the Life at University of Michigan
The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Brandon is a New York City tutor specializing in several subjects such as Economics, Reading, and College Essay prep. He majored in Theater, Economics, and Government when he attended Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York and graduated in 2011. See what Brandon 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? Brandon: Saratoga Springs is probably one of the most beautiful citi ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Skidmore College?