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What is it Like to Attend University of North Carolina at Wilmington?

What is it Like to Attend University of North Carolina at Wilmington?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Michael is a New York City tutor specializing in SAT & ACT Math, Algebra, Calculus, and much more. He graduated from University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics. Check out his review of his alma mater: 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? Michael: UNCW’s campus is safe and convenient. Since the campus does not have roads running through it, many stud ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend University of North Carolina at Wilmington?

6 Tips to Excel in Law School

6 Tips to Excel in Law School

Success in law school is a daunting task. Unlike exams in most other post-graduate specialties, a law school final may account for almost 100% of your grade in many classes. So: how do you navigate the trials ahead and manage to excel in law school? 1. Consider law school a full-time job Act as you would at your place of employment. Do not forego class because you want to sleep in or because you are terrified of being called on. Keep to a specific schedule. Develop strong habits early on; set a clear plan for your day and follow it. Keep a calendar. Consider classes “meetings” and be productive in-between each period. Use the dow ... Read More About 6 Tips to Excel in Law School

A Day in the Life at University of California, Los Angeles

A Day in the Life at University of California, Los Angeles

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Christine is a Los Angeles tutor specializing in SAT prep, French, AP History, and more. She graduated from University of California, Los Angeles in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Global Studies. See what she had to say about her school: 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? Christine: UCLA sits between Bel Air and Westwood Village, a prime spot in the urban hub of Los Angeles. It’s located atop two hills, on ... Read More About A Day in the Life at University of California, Los Angeles

Should I Go To Loyola University Chicago?

Should I Go To Loyola University Chicago?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Ashley is a Milwaukee tutor specializing in Chemistry, Algebra, Biology, and more. She is a 2013 graduate of Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. See what she had to say about her school: 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? Ashley: Loyola University Chicago is lucky to have two beautiful campuses in the Chicagoland area. The Water Tower campus is in the heart of Chicago, just off ... Read More About Should I Go To Loyola University Chicago?

A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

The following piece was written by Anubodh ‘Sunny’ Varshney. Sunny is a Dallas Fort Worth tutor for Varsity Tutors and a current medical student at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He has accepted a residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Medical school is a transformative and unique experience. Students begin with very little clinical knowledge and a vast body of material to master. By the end of their fourth year, however, they are confident in their clinical abilities and prepared to tackle the challenges of an internship. Below is a day in the life of a medical student dur ... Read More About A Day in the Life of a Medical Student