Should I Go To Middlebury College?

Should I Go To Middlebury College?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Caroline is a San Francisco-Bay Area tutor and 2014 graduate of Middlebury College. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International and Global Studies and tutors several subjects, including Italian tutoring, Pre-Algebra tutoring, and Spanish tutoring. Check out what Caroline had to say about her time at Middlebury College: 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? Caroline: Middlebury College is located in one o ... Read More About Should I Go To Middlebury College?

A Day in the Life at Johns Hopkins University

A Day in the Life at Johns Hopkins University

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Caroline received her Bachelor’s degree in Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins University. She is currently a tutor in Washington, D.C. specializing in AP English Language and Composition tutoring, History tutoring, Reading tutoring, and several other subjects. See what she had to say about her experience at Johns Hopkins University: 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? Caroline: The campus is located on t ... Read More About A Day in the Life at Johns Hopkins University

3 Things You Must Do After an Admissions Interview

3 Things You Must Do After an Admissions Interview

An admissions interview is an excellent opportunity for you to meet with a representative of a prospective school. You will be able to speak with him or her and to gauge whether your interests and values align with those of the college. These are the top 5 question to ask in an admissions interview. However, remember that your post-discussion follow-up is just as important as the admissions interview itself. Here are three things you must do after an admissions interview to leave a positive impression and to use the meeting to your advantage: Write a thank you note The first thing you must do after an admissions interview is write a tha ... Read More About 3 Things You Must Do After an Admissions Interview

Study Strategies for HSPT Success

Study Strategies for HSPT Success

The High School Placement Test – or the HSPT – is an exam administered to 8th grade students who are applying to certain Catholic high schools. The HSPT helps to determine admissions decisions, class placement, and scholarship awards. If you are If you are unsure how the HSPT is scored these points may help you. Here are seven study strategies for HSPT success: Break it down Because the HSPT consists of nearly 300 questions in five separate sections, one of the best study strategies is to break the test into its respective parts. For example, if you begin your prep with the Math section, finish reviewing these concepts ... Read More About Study Strategies for HSPT Success

My Experience at Boston University

My Experience at Boston University

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach – they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Brendan is a Seattle tutor and 2012 graduate of Boston University. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and tutors several subjects, specializing in Geometry tutoring, GRE Quantitative prep tutoring, and Music Theory tutoring. Check out what Brendan had to say about his time at Boston University: 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? Brendan: Boston University is one of the best examples of an u ... Read More About My Experience at Boston University