Should My Child Transfer Schools?

Should My Child Transfer Schools?

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. There are many reasons you may consider changing your child’s school, but often, parents don’t act on these instincts. Many parents are afraid to trade the devil they know for the one they don’t know.  Even though a child may be unhappy, struggling academically, or feeling under-challenged, parents typically are worried about their child’s transition. If the child is not thriving, parents often think it could be worse in a different environment. If a ... Read More About Should My Child Transfer Schools?

Should I Go To DePaul University?

Should I Go To DePaul University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Kelli is a Chicago tutor specializing in Chemistry, AP Chemistry, and Biochemistry. She is a 2013 graduate of DePaul University with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a minor in German. 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? Kelli: DePaul is right in the heart of the Chicago neighborhood, Lincoln Park, right off of the Fullerton red line stop. The campu ... Read More About Should I Go To DePaul University?

5 Must-Do Steps Before Submitting Your College Application

5 Must-Do Steps Before Submitting Your College Application

The following piece was written by Linda Abraham. Linda has been featured in our Admissions Expert series and is the President and Founder of Accepted.com. You think you’re ready to submit your college application? WAIT – don’t do it! Or at least, not yet. Before you hit “Submit,” make sure you follow these important steps: 1. Clean up your social media act Many adcom will not just review your application, but will spend some time Googling you as well, checking your profiles on social media sites and making sure that they like what they see. Please be responsible and take down anything that makes you ... Read More About 5 Must-Do Steps Before Submitting Your College Application

What is it Like to Attend The University of Vermont?

What is it Like to Attend The University of Vermont?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Alex graduated from The University of Vermont in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in English. He is a San Francisco tutor specializing in Literature, Grammar & Mechanics, AP English, and more. Check out his review of his undergraduate experience: 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? Alex: The campus setting is large and beautiful. A campus “green” with fountains and winding paths in the middle ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend The University of Vermont?

Should I Go To Princeton University?

Should I Go To Princeton University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Sanjiv is a graduate of Princeton University with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He is an Austin tutor specializing in SAT prep, Calculus, Geometry, and more. 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? Sanjiv: Princeton is located in the quaint little town of Princeton, NJ. The campus itself is beautiful, with trees lining the sidewalks and gothic a ... Read More About Should I Go To Princeton University?