Should I Go to Fullerton College?

Should I Go to Fullerton College?

Diana is a current senior at Fullerton College. She is majoring in criminal justice, and specializes in Spanish tutoring, phonics tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Fullerton College: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Diana: Fullerton College is situated in an urban area. Students use bikes, skateboards, buses, and cars to get around campus. I always feel safe on campus, regardless of the time of day or night. How available are the professors, academic advisers, and teaching assistants? Diana: The professors' office hours are typically indicated at the beginning of ... Read More About Should I Go to Fullerton College?

How to Explain Plagiarism to Your Elementary Student

How to Explain Plagiarism to Your Elementary Student

Late elementary school is the time in which students first begin to write longer-length papers and execute more fact-based assignments. These types of academic assignments require students to learn how to identify and avoid plagiarism. Explaining this concept to younger students, however, can be challenging. When describing plagiarism to your elementary student, define the word, illustrate why it’s important to avoid it, and identify strategies for academic success. Keep reading to learn tactics to utilize when explaining plagiarism to your elementary student. Explain the definition of plagiarism to your elementary student The first st ... Read More About How to Explain Plagiarism to Your Elementary Student

What is it Like to Attend Marist College?

What is it Like to Attend Marist College?

Christina earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from Marist College. She specializes in elementary math tutoring, chemistry tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Marist College. Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Christina: The campus, located directly on the Hudson River, is one of the most beautiful in America. It’s fairly small, with a lot of greenery and an amazing view from the majority of student housing and academic buildings. Students are often found relaxing or studying on campus—whether it be by the river, on a patio, or in the newly renova ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Marist College?

Do PSAT Scores Matter?

Do PSAT Scores Matter?

High school students often spend a significant amount of time preparing for the SAT, an exam that plays an important role in college admissions. Often, a part of students’ prep includes taking the PSAT—a shorter version of the SAT, typically taken by high school sophomores and juniors. Administered by the College Board in October, the PSAT gives students a taste of the college entrance exam experience, without the high stakes of scores affecting college admissions. While a student’s PSAT score can’t help or hurt college opportunities like an SAT score can, a good performance on the PSAT is important in other ways. PSA ... Read More About Do PSAT Scores Matter?

A Day in the Life at Emory University

A Day in the Life at Emory University

Rachel earned her bachelor’s degree in history and international studies from Emory University. She specializes in government tutoring, test prep tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Emory University. Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Rachel: When I lived on campus, I liked that it was very close to Atlanta's downtown area and Buckhead. That said, I think it felt like a very suburban campus with large residential homes surrounding the campus. I felt very safe there, and I loved the beauty of the campus. Emory has its own bus system that is very convenient. How available ar ... Read More About A Day in the Life at Emory University

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