Should I Go To University of Richmond?

Should I Go To University of Richmond?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Sean is a 2014 graduate of the University of Richmond with a Bachelor’s degree in History & German Studies. He is a Richmond tutor who specializes in Essay Editing, History, all levels of German, and other subjects. Check out his review of 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? Sean: The University of Richmond campus is set outside the city in a more suburban area, though roughly half the ... Read More About Should I Go To University of Richmond?

How to Approach a Take-Home Test

How to Approach a Take-Home Test

When students hear the words "take-home test," they may experience an initial moment of excitement. Some students assume that there is no need to study or prepare, but take-home tests are more complicated than they first appear. In fact, take-home tests can be quite difficult – occasionally even more difficult than a traditional in-class exam. Since you do not have to work under the same time constraints, your instructor may design your test to be particularly challenging. However, a take-home test can be simplified with these strategies: Think about time  Begin planning for your take-home test by developing a timeline. This will ... Read More About How to Approach a Take-Home Test

3 GMAT Strategies You Learned While in College

3 GMAT Strategies You Learned While in College

For many prospective business school students, the GMAT is a fearsome enemy. If you lie awake in bed worrying about how you will prepare for this exam, fret no further. Instead, look to your college days – the strategies you relied on to succeed in your college courses can now help you do your best on the GMAT. Here are three examples: Strategy #1: Review your schedule and develop a plan Just as you reviewed each class syllabus at the beginning of the semester, determine what you must accomplish before your GMAT test date. How long do you have to study? A week? A month? Consider taking a diagnostic test to better gauge how far you are ... Read More About 3 GMAT Strategies You Learned While in College

Should I Go To University of California, Irvine?

Should I Go To University of California, Irvine?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Son is a Los Angeles tutor specializing in Algebra, Geometry, Anatomy, and more. He graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science. Check out his review of 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? Son: I attended UC Irvine and since my house was 14 miles away, I opted to commute to school during those four years. Traffic wasn’t s ... Read More About Should I Go To University of California, Irvine?

A Day in the Life at Brigham Young University

A Day in the Life at Brigham Young University

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Lia is a New York City tutor specializing in ACT prep, Reading, Biology, and more. She is a 2009 graduate of Brigham Young University with Bachelor’s degrees in both Visual Art and Physiology & Developmental Biology. 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? Lia: Brigham Young University’s campus is set in a archetypically picturesque location, with loomin ... Read More About A Day in the Life at Brigham Young University