What is it Like to Attend Kenyon College?

What is it Like to Attend Kenyon College?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Anna lives in Cleveland and specializes in French tutoring. She is a current student at Kenyon College. See what she had to share about her experiences at Kenyon College:   Describe the campus setting and transportation options at Kenyon College. Anna: Kenyon College exists in a very small bubble in rural Ohio. The campus is very safe, but also very secluded from any urban surroundings. The campus has a kind of small-town feel, and farms and fields surround it. There’s a shuttle that takes you into town a f ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Kenyon College?

Should You Pursue a DBA?

Should You Pursue a DBA?

“DBA? What is that?” you might be wondering. “Is an MBA no longer enough? Which option should I choose?” If you are deciding whether or not to earn an advanced degree in business administration, you should consider several key points before you act. Here are three questions to ask yourself about earning a DBA: What is a DBA? A DBA, or Doctor of Business Administration, is a terminal degree in business. It is more advanced than pursuing an MBA, but less well known than an MBA or a PhD in the same field. An MBA, or Master of Business Administration, typically takes one to three years to complete. Like a PhD in business ... Read More About Should You Pursue a DBA?

What You Need to Know About the New AP Calculus Exams

What You Need to Know About the New AP Calculus Exams

In the 2016-2017 school year, high school students sitting for the AP Calculus AB and BC exams will be facing a slightly different exam than those who tested before them. It is important for students to be aware of these changes so they can properly prepare for the new test format. Below are some things you need to know about the new AP Calculus exam if you’ll be taking it starting in the 2016-2017 school year. New topics The new AP Calculus exams will assess students in two new areas: L’Hospital’s Rule will be added to the Calculus AB test, while the Calculus BC test will see additions related to the limit c ... Read More About What You Need to Know About the New AP Calculus Exams

How to Choose Between Early Action and Early Decision

How to Choose Between Early Action and Early Decision

When applying to college, there are a range of application timelines and options to choose from, depending on the school and its selectivity. Generally it is okay to apply regular decision, which generally occurs late fall to early winter. However, if you’d like to get a leg up on other candidates, find out your application status early, and have the time and desire to do so, consider applying early action or early decision. If you’re unsure of which option you should pursue, here are a few guidelines on how to choose between early action and early decision. 1. How strongly do you feel about a specific school? If you’re dea ... Read More About How to Choose Between Early Action and Early Decision

4 Academic To-Do's for This Semester

4 Academic To-Do's for This Semester

If you’re like many students, you rely on some version of a list to make the most of your semester. This may occur in the form of a calendar, a reminder on your smartphone, or a handful of yellow post-its. No matter what form your list takes, it is an important way to organize your academic life – or at least narrow the focus of your priorities. Now is the perfect time to establish your goals for the semester. Here are four academic to-do’s to keep in mind for this semester – and how to achieve them: 1. Set academic goals One of the hardest parts of academic success is focus. Begin your semester by identifying g ... Read More About 4 Academic To-Do's for This Semester