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The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Jasmine is a Washington D.C. tutor specializing in Algebra, Biology, Literature, and much more. She graduated from Brown University in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology & Africana Studies. Check out her review of 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? Jasmine: Brown University has a very unique campus setting due to it literally being a college on a hill. Tucked away ... Read More About Should I Go To Brown University?
Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. Kofi Kankam is the co-founder of Admit Advantage, a leading admissions consulting company that provides admissions assistance for college, MBA, and law school applicants. He received both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Harvard University as well as his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a former admissions interviewer for Wharton and has been actively coaching students through their application processes since 2004. VT: How far ahead of time should a student begin working on his or her c ... Read More About Ask an Admissions Expert: Kofi Kankam
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The following piece was written by Dr. Joan Martin, Ph.D. Joan has been featured in our Admissions Expert series and is the founder of CollegeStartOnline.com. She holds degrees from the University of Michigan, Harvard University, and MIT. The Stealth Applicant: What Not to Do Travelling incognito, this new type of student who applies to colleges without much contact other than the application has a new name – Stealth Applicant. The Common Application and the internet have fostered the phenomenon of these faceless applicants, and admissions offices are bombarded with their applications. Admissions officers continually face the qu ... Read More About Strategy for College Applications and Admissions