What is it Like to Attend Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi?

What is it Like to Attend Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi?

Brianna graduated from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in integrative biology. She is primarily a science tutor specializing in biology tutoring. Interested in attending Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi? Check out Brianna’s review of her experience. Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Brianna: I attended Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) for my undergraduate education. The campus is located on its own island so it feels somewhat rural despite being in the city. I own a car, so I was able to drive to campus, but there are buses that provide transpo ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi?

3 STEM Activities for Students this Summer

3 STEM Activities for Students this Summer

With summer vacation fast approaching, parents may wonder how to keep learning alive for their students over these months off from school. One great way to do this is to plan creative STEM activities for your students this summer—STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math, subject areas that give students a multitude of room for creative activities to keep them engaged and excited about learning. [RELATED: Why Students Should Care About STEM] There are many STEM activities for students to enjoy during the summer, including building with Legos, experimenting with the water cycle, and illustrating how shadows work. See be ... Read More About 3 STEM Activities for Students this Summer

Top Tips for AP Exam Week

Top Tips for AP Exam Week

If you’re a high school student taking one or more AP classes, springtime can be a tricky time of year. Summer vacation is just around the corner, yet one more challenge stands between you and some well-deserved time off from school: AP exam week. While you’ve been preparing all year for your AP exams, you might still feel a little nervous. Questions like, “Have I prepared well enough?” and “Do I need to study more?” may be running through your mind. While those are valid questions, thinking about them too much will only make you more stressed at this point. Important tips for AP exam week, like getting suf ... Read More About Top Tips for AP Exam Week

What is it Like to Attend Belmont University?

What is it Like to Attend Belmont University?

Laura received her bachelor’s degree in musical theatre from Belmont University. Some of the tutoring subjects she specializes in are elementary math tutoring and SSAT tutoring. She participated in our College Experience Q&A series by sharing her experience at Belmont University below. Want to know her thoughts? Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Laura: Belmont’s campus is quite small, compared to many universities. You can pretty much get anywhere you need to go within ten minutes on foot—and faster if you have a scooter or a skateboard. That being said, most people do have a car because, whil ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Belmont University?

SSAT Prep Tips for Your Child

SSAT Prep Tips for Your Child

As a parent, you of course want the best for your child. While they’re largely in charge of their own willingness to learn, there are many ways you can help your child prepare for standardized tests, particularly when it comes to SSAT prep for your child. The SSAT is a standardized test used to help assess the capabilities of students who are trying to enroll in an independent school. Some SSAT prep tips for your child include helping him or her understand the makeup of the test, explaining what the environment will be like, and simply being encouraging and positive as they prepare. Help interpret the SSAT test Students who enter into ... Read More About SSAT Prep Tips for Your Child