Questions to Ask in Your College Search

Questions to Ask in Your College Search

The following piece was written by Liz Perelstein. Liz has been featured in our Admissions Expert series and is the Founder of School Choice International. The New Year is a time that many students start thinking about developing school lists and touring colleges. As with any school choice, for the combined purposes of a successful college career and getting accepted, we suggest that you, as a student, concentrate on fit rather than name brands. There are many components to achieving the right fit and all of them should be considered in order to identify the type of school that is right for you. Here are some factors to think about ... Read More About Questions to Ask in Your College Search

What is it Like to Attend Texas A&M University?

What is it Like to Attend Texas A&M University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Victoria is an Austin tutor specializing in Psychology and all levels of Spanish. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Spanish. 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? Victoria: Texas A&M’s campus is vast, energetic, and friendly. You won’t make it from one class to another without a fellow Aggi ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Texas A&M University?

3 Ways to Excel During Your Medical School Interview

3 Ways to Excel During Your Medical School Interview

The following piece was written by Dr. Sahil Mehta and Brian Wu. Sahil and Brian are advisors for MedSchoolCoach, a medical school admissions consulting company. Sahil has been featured in our Admissions Expert series and is a former admissions interviewer for Columbia University. The medical school interview is an essential step toward gaining a medical school acceptance. We wanted to share with you some of the things that make a great medical school interview! A Great Personality Combined with Great Stories You want your personality to shine during the interview. It is best to show off your best traits during your answers by showing enthu ... Read More About 3 Ways to Excel During Your Medical School Interview

What is it Like to Attend Washington State University?

What is it Like to Attend Washington State University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Rosa is a Seattle tutor specializing in History, Writing, AP English, and more. She graduated from Washington State University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Check out her review of her 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? Rosa: Washington State University is located in the small college town of Pullman, Washington, making it ideal for walking, biking, and taking the bus to campus ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Washington State University?

Should I Go To University of Pennsylvania?

Should I Go To University of Pennsylvania?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Brittany is a Miami tutor specializing in Algebra, MCAT prep, Chemistry, and more. She is a 2013 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Check out what she had to say about her 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? Brittany: Penn is like a bubble in the middle of an urban setting. It’s only 15 blocks or so from Center City (downtown) but has its o ... Read More About Should I Go To University of Pennsylvania?