A Student Review of Stanford University

A Student Review of Stanford University

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Lindsey is a New York City tutor and 2011 graduate of Stanford University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and Italian and tutors many subjects, including Literature, Public Speaking, Italian, and others. Check out her review of Stanford University: VT: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. How urban or rural is the campus? Did you feel safe on campus? Are there buses or do you need a car/bike? Lindsey: Stanford University’s campus is gorgeous! It is full of greenery year-round, a ... Read More About A Student Review of Stanford University

Popular Campus Jobs that Can Help You Explore College Majors

Popular Campus Jobs that Can Help You Explore College Majors

Enrolling in a diverse array of classes isn’t the only way to explore college majors. You can also join clubs and organizations, volunteer in your community, and take on a part-time job. Campus jobs are a great option for students because your supervisors inherently understand your scheduling needs. Work hours are generally reasonable, and you can get paid while learning certain skills. Here are five popular campus jobs that can help you explore college majors: 1. Teaching assistant Working as an undergraduate teaching assistant (or TA) is an excellent way to get to know what a specific field of study is like. As a TA, you’ll lik ... Read More About Popular Campus Jobs that Can Help You Explore College Majors

How to Create a Summer Reading Program for You and Your Child

How to Create a Summer Reading Program for You and Your Child

Summer vacation is a welcome break for many students, but it is equally as critical that this time away from school does not interfere with your child’s learning and skills development. One way to continue your student’s educational progress is to ensure that he or she reads over the summer. This can keep your child’s mind stimulated, as well as ease the transition back to school in the fall. Here are four things to consider when creating a summer reading program for you and your student: 1. Book selection Begin with a trip to the bookstore or the library so your child can pick several books that interest him or her. Your l ... Read More About How to Create a Summer Reading Program for You and Your Child

What is it Like to Attend Northwestern College?

What is it Like to Attend Northwestern College?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Heidi received her Bachelor’s degree in Theatre from Northwestern College. She is currently an online tutor specializing in ESL/ELL, Public Speaking, and Writing, among other subjects. See what she had to say about her experience at Northwestern College: VT: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. How urban or rural is the campus? Did you feel safe on campus? Are there buses or do you need a car/bike? Heidi: The campus of Northwestern College is immaculate, safe, and easily walkable. I had a car m ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Northwestern College?

A Day in the Life at University of Wisconsin-Madison

A Day in the Life at University of Wisconsin-Madison

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. John received his Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently a tutor in New York City specializing in Algebra, Chemistry, and Geometry, among other subjects. See what he had to say about his experience at University of Wisconsin-Madison: VT: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. How urban or rural is the campus? Did you feel safe on campus? Are there buses or do you need a car/bike? John: The campus is very easy to navigate, whether by bike, foot, or publi ... Read More About A Day in the Life at University of Wisconsin-Madison