4 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

The closing of a calendar year signals a new opportunity for you to make the most of the upcoming months of school. Setting goals—such as New Year’s resolutions—is one way to do so. In the new year, you might consider setting goals like, “I will boost my GPA to a B+,” or, “I will proactively complete projects more often.” Below, you’ll learn about four New Year’s resolutions for students to set this coming semester.  New Year’s resolution #1: Make an impact in your community Whether your high school carries a community service requirement or not, it can feel great to give back ... Read More About 4 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

A Student Review of Vassar College

A Student Review of Vassar College

Tonya earned her bachelor’s degree in theater arts from Vassar College. She specializes in music theory tutoring, French tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Vassar College: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Tonya: It's a very small and walkable campus, with lots of trees and nature. Almost everybody lives on campus, and everyone walks to all of their classes. Some people have cars for adventures off campus, but usually people spend their time on campus. How available are the professors, academic advisors, and teaching assistants? Tonya: My teachers and advisors ... Read More About A Student Review of Vassar College

What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Physics

What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Physics

Certain colleges and universities recommend that students take at least one SAT Subject Test during their high school career. SAT Subject Tests provide a platform for students to showcase skills in a specific subject to potential institutions. More than 50,000 high school students took the SAT Subject Test in Physics in 2017, making it one of the most popular subject tests. As with any subject test, the SAT Subject Test in Physics requires practice and preparation. When planning for the SAT Subject Test in Physics, it’s important to know the structure of the exam, the specific concepts to study, and which review strategies suit you best ... Read More About What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Physics

What is it Like to Attend Fisk University?

What is it Like to Attend Fisk University?

Veronica earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Fisk University. She specializes in writing tutoring, test prep tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Fisk University.   Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Veronica: Fisk University has a beautiful campus with historic buildings. The campus is in a central location, situated near public transportation and walkable areas. How available are the professors, academic advisors, and teaching assistants? Veronica: All of the professors I have come into contact with are attentive and available when students need anythi ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Fisk University?

What to Do Once You Receive Your PSAT Scores

What to Do Once You Receive Your PSAT Scores

Receiving your PSAT scores can be stressful—and confusing. It’s all too easy to transfer how you feel about your results onto your overall academic self-esteem—a natural but not necessarily helpful connection—and it’s easy to feel at a loss for what to do next. So what should you do once you receive your PSAT scores? Take these three steps. Once you receive your PSAT scores, assess your strengths and weaknesses If you took the PSAT in October 2018, you will be able to access your scores between December 10 and 12, depending on what state you live in. (Visit The College Board to find out which date corresponds t ... Read More About What to Do Once You Receive Your PSAT Scores