Should I Double Major in College?

Should I Double Major in College?

Declaring a college major can feel like a truly intimidating and sometimes overwhelming decision. For a student who is considering a double major, it can seem even more so. If this describes you, there are several things you should take into account prior to making your decision.  Why do you wish to have a double major? It is critical to reflect on the reasons you are contemplating double majoring in college. You should evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of both choices. Some people choose to double major because they cannot decide on just one area of study. Others would like the opportunity to network with more students and facu ... Read More About Should I Double Major in College?

What is it Like to Attend Texas Southern University?

What is it Like to Attend Texas Southern University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Krystal is a Houston tutor who specializes in Algebra, Chemistry, Earth Science, and several other subjects. She is a 2009 graduate of Texas Southern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Check out her review of Texas Southern 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? Krystal: The campus is small. There are many police officers and security personnel who are on bikes and who walk through ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Texas Southern University?

A Day in the Life at University of California, Davis

A Day in the Life at University of California, Davis

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Kandace is a San Francisco tutor specializing in ACT prep, Literature, Writing, and many other areas. She earned Bachelor’s degrees in both English Literature and Psychology in 2013 from University of California, Davis. See what she had to say about University of California, Davis: 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? Kandace: University of California, Davis has a student population of about 34,000, and th ... Read More About A Day in the Life at University of California, Davis

Factors to Consider When Scheduling a GMAT Test Date

Factors to Consider When Scheduling a GMAT Test Date

Scheduling your GMAT test date is one of the most important parts of your overall GMAT experience. When should you take the exam? As soon as possible, or in several months’ time? Should you register for a fall or spring session? Here are four factors to consider before you choose a GMAT test date:  1. When are you applying to business school? Round 1, Round 2, or Round 3? Determine the deadline for submitting your GMAT scores to your prospective programs, as well as your ideal date. For example, perhaps you plan to submit your applications in January. It is obviously best to sit for the GMAT before January, but how long before? Th ... Read More About Factors to Consider When Scheduling a GMAT Test Date

A Student Review of University of California-Berkeley

A Student Review of University of California-Berkeley

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Aakash is a San Francisco-Bay Area tutor and 2013 graduate of University of California-Berkeley. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health and Psychology and tutors several subjects, including Algebra, Geometry, and Physics. Check out what Aakash had to say about his time at University of California-Berkeley: 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? Aakash: University of California-Berkeley’s campus ... Read More About A Student Review of University of California-Berkeley