Unique Uses of Social Media to Gain Colleges' Attention

Unique Uses of Social Media to Gain Colleges' Attention

Social media—a burgeoning percentage of our society utilizes it, and we all intimately know how fun it is to connect and share on these networks. However, social media is also rapidly becoming a major source to connect professionally. Students who can transform the raw power of social media into commercial success will ultimately lead in their respective fields – and these are precisely the students that colleges and universities are seeking.  Incorporating social media into your application can serve to do more than merely garner attention; it can prove you will be successful. Here are several strategies to aid in making tha ... Read More About Unique Uses of Social Media to Gain Colleges' Attention

Should I Go To Arizona State University?

Should I Go To Arizona State University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Paige is a Phoenix tutor specializing in AP English, Essay Editing, Reading, and more. She graduated from Arizona State University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Political Science. See what she had to say about her school:  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?  Paige: The Downtown Phoenix campus is incredibly safe. When I first started there in the fall of 2008, it was the fir ... Read More About Should I Go To Arizona State University?

Should I Go To Harvard University?

Should I Go To Harvard University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Michele is a Chicago tutor specializing in LSAT prep, Essay Editing, AP English, and more. She is a graduate of Harvard University with a Bachelor’s degree in English. 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? Michele: Harvard is nestled in the middle of the town of Cambridge, Massachusetts, right off of one of the public transit train stops (the “T” train). I ... Read More About Should I Go To Harvard University?

What is it Like to Attend University of California-Berkeley?

What is it Like to Attend University of California-Berkeley?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Yasmine is a San Diego tutor specializing in LSAT prep, Writing, French, and much more. She graduated from the University of California-Berkeley in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. 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? Yasmine: UC Berkeley’s campus is a fun mix between a closed, structured campus and a sprawling, integrated city campus – ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend University of California-Berkeley?

Questions to Ask in Your College Search

Questions to Ask in Your College Search

The following piece was written by Liz Perelstein. Liz has been featured in our Admissions Expert series and is the Founder of School Choice International. The New Year is a time that many students start thinking about developing school lists and touring colleges. As with any school choice, for the combined purposes of a successful college career and getting accepted, we suggest that you, as a student, concentrate on fit rather than name brands. There are many components to achieving the right fit and all of them should be considered in order to identify the type of school that is right for you. Here are some factors to think about ... Read More About Questions to Ask in Your College Search