The holiday season inevitably means lots of traveling, but doesn’t often mean a break in the work that you are responsible for as a student. With finals right around the corner, it is particularly vital to maximize all of your available time. When you’re on the go — whether it’s to a family holiday party, traveling to cheer on your school in a basketball game, or even just your daily commute to and from class or work, you should take advantage of that time to get some of your studying in. No matter if you’re on a plane, taking a car trip, or walking through campus, use these following suggestions to study on ... Read More About 3 Efficient Ways to Study on the Go
With finals week already or almost upon us, you might just about be hitting your breaking point. Luckily, there are ways to avoid this stress and emerge relatively unscathed from the week (believe it or not!). You’re in the homestretch of the semester — make sure you finish it strongly with this finals week survival guide: Stay organized Gather all your materials from each class that you’ll have an exam in. This includes class notes, lecture handouts, worksheets, printed-out readings, assignments, and study guides. If you’re going digital, put all documents and PDF files into one folder. Check your syll ... Read More About The Finals Week Survival Guide
The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach—they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Brittany earned her bachelor’s degree in theatre from Trinity Western University in 2013. She specializes in math tutoring, SAT tutoring, and a number of other areas. Below, she shared her experience as a student at Trinity Western University. Read on! Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Brittany: Trinity Western University is located in a very beautiful, rural area. It’s tucked away from the city and, although transport trains come through campus frequently, it is quite peaceful. It&rsquo ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Trinity Western University?
Once the sentence-diagramming and short-essay days of grade school and high school are behind you, it can be easy to think you have all the writing foundation you need and no further perfecting is necessary — especially if you choose a major in college that doesn't require extensive writing. Once you reach college, however, you may be surprised at how many non-English programs do require a great deal of writing (communications, history, and political science, to name a few). This writing may come in the form of lengthy essays, research papers, exams, projects, and proposals. Below, you will discover the key reasons writing skills are vi ... Read More About The Importance of Writing Skills
At first glance, the GMAT seems like a complex exam, testing advanced skills in writing, data analysis, mathematics, social science, and grammar. However, most of the areas covered by the GMAT are actually a combination of core skills taught in high school level classes, including composition, reading, number properties, and word problems. High school classes in math and English actually provide an incredibly strong foundation for the GMAT because they reflect the material on each section of the exam. Though more advanced classes — like precalculus, trigonometry, calculus, or physics — certainly help aid your skills, they don&rsqu ... Read More About 4 Classes to Prepare You for the GMAT