What is it Like to Attend Bates College?

What is it Like to Attend Bates College?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach—they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Jason graduated from Bates College in 2009. He currently is located in Boston and specializes in English tutoring, math tutoring, science tutoring, and a number of other areas. Read on for his review of his experience at Bates College: Describe the campus setting and transportation options at Bates College. Jason: Bates College is consistently ranked one of the most beautiful campuses in the United States. It sits in a quiet neighborhood of an old mill town in southern Maine and is filled with trees and brick buildings. ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Bates College?

4 Things to Do in Your Last Semester of Business School

4 Things to Do in Your Last Semester of Business School

It’s almost over—how did two years of business school fly by so quickly? You’ve got just a few months left and a ton of things you want to get to in that short period of time. Here are four important things to check off your to-do list in your last semester of business school: 1. Find your job The economy is tough in some areas and looking up in others. If you’re not one of the lucky MBAs who has already received and accepted an offer, or if you’re not keeping the job that you may have entered school with, you’re probably still in job search mode. Stay confident and organized; learn how to master an interv ... Read More About 4 Things to Do in Your Last Semester of Business School

What Does It Mean to Be a “Well-Rounded” Student?

What Does It Mean to Be a “Well-Rounded” Student?

“Well-rounded” is a term that pops up heavily in conversations around college prep and applications. From these conversations, it’s easy to formulate the idea that the well-rounded student is class valedictorian, star-player on the basketball team, and local newspaper intern—as well as prom king or queen. This is a myth; there are many different kinds of “well-rounded” students. Depending on your interests and skills, here’s what it means to be a well-rounded student: Academics You don’t have to take all AP courses your senior year in order to be considered well-rounded. While you’ll defi ... Read More About What Does It Mean to Be a “Well-Rounded” Student?

How to Eliminate Multiple-Choice Answer Choices Like a Pro

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How to Eliminate Multiple-Choice Answer Choices Like a Pro

As test-takers, we’ve all encountered difficult questions and questions we just don’t know the answer to. We’ve also come across questions whose answers seem to be at the tip of our tongue, but we just can’t decide between two or more choices. Here are some strategies you can use that will help you eliminate multiple-choice answer choices in smart and effective ways. 1. Reread to better understand the question Before eliminating any answer choices, make sure you understand the question to the best of your ability. If you’re able to, highlight, underline, and/or circle key words in the question to make sure you d ... Read More About How to Eliminate Multiple-Choice Answer Choices Like a Pro

Yale University: A Student Interview

Yale University: A Student Interview

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach—they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Aisha specializes in ACT tutoring, SAT tutoring, and GRE tutoring. She is a 2013 graduate of Yale University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in English. Check out what she had to say about her time at Yale University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options at Yale University. Aisha: Yale’s campus is a pretty small community with the majority of classes taking place within the radius of the residential colleges. The transportation is pretty thorough, but many students also prefer to trav ... Read More About Yale University: A Student Interview