A Student Perspective on Harvard University

A Student Perspective on Harvard University

Sam is a current senior at Harvard University. He is majoring in human biology, and specializes in life sciences tutoring, test prep tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, he shares his experience at Harvard University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Sam: Harvard is a mix between urban and suburban. Cambridge is definitely not a suburb, but it’s also much less crowded than Boston, which is just across the river. Most of the undergrad buildings are around the Yard in Harvard Square, and you could get to most classes in a five- to 10-minute walk. The dorms are spread out, with shuttle services run ... Read More About A Student Perspective on Harvard University

3 Ways to Celebrate World Book and Copyright Day

3 Ways to Celebrate World Book and Copyright Day

If you love to read, this April holiday may be perfect for you—World Book and Copyright Day. World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated on April 23. On this date in 1616, Cervantes, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, and William Shakespeare—all famous authors—died. It’s also the birth or death date of several other celebrated authors.                                                                          In 1995, the United Nations Educational ... Read More About 3 Ways to Celebrate World Book and Copyright Day

What Type of Summer Course is Right for Me?

What Type of Summer Course is Right for Me?

The college summer term can offer many benefits, such as increased flexibility and course options that you might not otherwise have during the spring and fall semesters. While summer term varies from school to school, it’s key to understand what type of summer class is right for you, such as short vs. long sessions or in-person vs. online. Keep reading to identify the right type of summer class for you: The short vs. long(er) summer course During the fall and spring semesters, college classes typically run for the full duration of the semester—about 15 weeks. During the summer term, however, schools offer courses in a variety of ... Read More About What Type of Summer Course is Right for Me?

What is it Like to Attend Scripps College?

What is it Like to Attend Scripps College?

Hannah is a current junior at Scripps College. She is majoring in human biology, and specializes in elementary math tutoring, biology tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Scripps College: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Hannah: Scripps College is in a suburban area, but close enough to access all of the resources in Los Angeles. It’s really easy to bring a car, otherwise you can walk or Uber downtown to Claremont Village. If you’re looking to go into LA, which is about 45 minutes away, there are public transportation options. Additionally, I always feel extrem ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Scripps College?

3 Ways to Prepare for a Business School Interview

3 Ways to Prepare for a Business School Interview

You’ve written the essays and submitted your test scores, but did you know your business school interview is one of the most important parts of your application? Admissions committees want to see who you are and how you will represent their MBA program as a future alum. When preparing for your business school interview, rehearse potential interview questions and make a game plan for interview day. Keep reading to learn three other ways to prepare for a business school interview. 1. Do your research prior to your business school interview Before you attend your interview, learn everything you can about the MBA program. This will involve ... Read More About 3 Ways to Prepare for a Business School Interview

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