A Day in the Life at University of Notre Dame

A Day in the Life at University of Notre Dame

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Kate is a Los Angeles tutor and 2011 graduate of University of Notre Dame. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and Vocal Performance and tutors several subjects such as Essay Editing, GRE prep, and Reading. Check out what Kate had to say about her time at University of Notre Dame: 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? Kate: The University of Notre Dame has a very beautiful and idyllic college campus, w ... Read More About A Day in the Life at University of Notre Dame

How to Manage Your Time on the PSAT

How to Manage Your Time on the PSAT

One of the hardest things to master on a standardized test is timing. Often, students fail to pace themselves, and they finish their exams too quickly, with too many incorrect answers. Similarly, students may also work too slowly and leave a number of questions unanswered. Thus, one of the keys to success on the PSAT is timing. When you become familiar with how to manage your time on the PSAT, you may just increase your score. Here's how to do so: Evaluate your current performance The first step in learning how to manage your time on the PSAT is to examine your current performance. Where do you spend the longest amount of time? Is there a p ... Read More About How to Manage Your Time on the PSAT

How to Enhance Your Student's Experience With Literature

How to Enhance Your Student's Experience With Literature

Many parents hope their students will read books easily and often. After all, reading is a necessary skill in every academic discipline! Unfortunately, some children simply do not enjoy this pastime. This is a common struggle, but it’s one that you can address. Before you surrender to your frustration, review the seven strategies below to enhance your student’s experience with literature. One (or more!) may be just what you need to spark your student’s interest. 1. Visit your local library Whether you prefer electronic or paper books, the library can serve as the perfect tool to enhance your student’s experience with ... Read More About How to Enhance Your Student's Experience With Literature

What is it Like to Attend The University of Texas at San Antonio?

What is it Like to Attend The University of Texas at San Antonio?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Ian received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2000. He is currently a tutor in San Antonio specializing in Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, and several other subjects. See what he had to say about his experience at The University of Texas at San Antonio: 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? Ian: The main campus of The University of Texas at San Antonio is on ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend The University of Texas at San Antonio?

What is it Like to Attend Colgate University?

What is it Like to Attend Colgate University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Charlotte is a Boston tutor and 2013 graduate of Colgate University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Math and French and tutors several subjects, including Algebra, Calculus, and French. Check out what Charlotte had to say about her time at Colgate University: 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? Charlotte: Colgate University is small enough that a car is not necessary to get around campus. I did not have ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Colgate University?