10 Twitter Accounts Every Parent Should Follow

10 Twitter Accounts Every Parent Should Follow

Social media is a fantastic way to stay current on educational news and trends. Twitter in particular is a great social media tool, as it allows you to consolidate all of your news updates into one place. Here are 10 Twitter accounts every parent should follow to stay informed about his or her child’s education. 1. The College Board - @CollegeBoard The College Board posts information related to student success, college selection, and the transition from high school to college. This is a great Twitter account for your high school junior or senior to follow, as well. 2. The SAT Program - @OfficialSAT This official SAT Twitter page will ... Read More About 10 Twitter Accounts Every Parent Should Follow

What is it Like to Attend Florida State University?

What is it Like to Attend Florida State University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Kelly is a Tampa tutor and 2013 graduate of Florida State University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and tutors several subjects, including Elementary Math, Phonics, and Social Studies. Check out what Kelly had to say about her time at Florida State University: VT: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. How urban or rural is the campus? Did you feel safe on campus? Are there buses or do you need a car/bike? Kelly: Florida State University’s campus is situated in the m ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Florida State University?

What is it Like to Attend Dalton State College?

What is it Like to Attend Dalton State College?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Lalitha is an Atlanta tutor and 2014 graduate of Dalton State College. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and tutors several subjects, including Middle School Math, Reading, and Writing. Check out what Lalitha had to say about her time at Dalton State College: VT: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. How urban or rural is the campus? Did you feel safe on campus? Are there buses or do you need a car/bike? Lalitha: Dalton State College, situated off the highway in Dalton, Georgia, is very m ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Dalton State College?

Ask a Medical School Admissions Expert: Rishi Mediratta

Ask a Medical School Admissions Expert: Rishi Mediratta

Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. Rishi Mediratta is co-author of the book Cracking Med School Admissions: Trusted Advice from Students Who’ve Been There, as well as a medical school admissions adviser. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Public Health Studies from Johns Hopkins University and went on to complete Master’s degrees in Medical Anthropology and Public Health. Rishi attended medical school at Stanford University, and he is currently a resident physician at Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanfor ... Read More About Ask a Medical School Admissions Expert: Rishi Mediratta

How to Use the College Openings Update

How to Use the College Openings Update

Each year, the National Association for College Admission Counseling (or NACAC) publishes a list of colleges whose freshman classes are not yet filled for the coming fall term. This list, called the College Openings Update, can be extremely helpful for students who applied to a limited number of schools or who did not receive any offers of admission. Here are several questions to keep in mind as you use the College Openings Update: 1. Which schools appear in the database? The colleges that appear in the database are located abroad and in the United States. NACAC contacts its member institutions, and those that respond to its query about spac ... Read More About How to Use the College Openings Update

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