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

Should I Go To University of Houston?

Should I Go To University of Houston?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Brandon is a Houston tutor specializing in Algebra, Middle School Math, Statistics, and a number of other areas. He is currently a senior at University of Houston majoring in Psychology. See what he had to share about University of Houston: 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? Brandon: University of Houston has a bus system that runs every 15 minutes. Other than that, the other modes of transportation are bike, ... Read More About Should I Go To University of Houston?

6 Test Prep Mantras to Live By in the New Year

6 Test Prep Mantras to Live By in the New Year

Inadequate preparation is one of the biggest reasons students do not perform at their best on academic tests. Yet, another key component to test prep is finding and maintaining a positive state of mind while studying and taking the exam. Staying positive will reduce the inherent stress involved with studying, thus increasing your ability to concentrate and retain information. Likewise, keeping calm while taking the test enables you to more easily remember content while under pressure. Fortunately, the New Year can be a new opportunity to perfect your studying routine. Take these six test prep mantras to heart in order to minimize stress and ... Read More About 6 Test Prep Mantras to Live By in the New Year