## What to Know About Pi Day

March 14 is a special day on the calendars of mathematicians, math teachers, and math students around the world. Why? It’s Pi Day! An important thing to know about Pi Day is that it’s recognized on 3/14—representing 3.14, the first three constants of the famous irrational number—every year. You don’t have to be a math fan to celebrate…but it certainly helps! Here’s what to know about Pi Day: History of Pi Day Physicist Larry Shaw of the San Francisco Exploratorium is responsible for celebrating the first-ever Pi Day in 1988 with his co-workers. Since then, Pi Day has turned into a national phenomen ... Read More About What to Know About Pi Day

## A Student Perspective on Boston University

Daniel earned his bachelor’s degree in American History from Boston University. He specializes in social studies tutoring, SAT tutoring, and more. Interested in Boston University? Check out his review below: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Daniel: One of the things that appealed to me the most about BU was the urban campus setting. If having a “traditional” college campus is a top priority, then BU is likely not for you. But if you want the experience to live and study in the heart of a major city every day, then BU should be at the top of your list. The campus consists of a series of buildings along ... Read More About A Student Perspective on Boston University

## How to Prepare for GMAT Vocabulary

When it comes to tackling the GMAT, unlike the GRE, you won’t be tested on the meanings of individual vocabulary words in context. You will need to feel comfortable with the type of vocabulary used on the GMAT, however, particularly in Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, and Integrated Reasoning questions. There are many ways to prepare for GMAT vocabulary, such as taking practice tests and incorporating GMAT vocabulary into your daily life to gain familiarity. When preparing for GMAT vocabulary, you will need to understand both the content of the passages and how to answer the related questions. For students who need help with G ... Read More About How to Prepare for GMAT Vocabulary

## What is an Average PSAT Score?

As you prepare to take the PSAT, it is good to have a broader context in which you may view your PSAT score. First, it’s important to be aware that you’ll get your PSAT score back in a few different ways. An average PSAT score is made up of several different scores, such as your total score, section scores for Math, Reading, and Writing and Language sections, and your Selection Index. Looking at the combination of scores, it may initially be difficult to determine how well you did on the PSAT. Once you understand how the PSAT is scored, you’ll have an easier time determining an average PSAT score, and seeing where you fall o ... Read More About What is an Average PSAT Score?

## My Experience at Brown University

Kevin earned his bachelor’s degree in neuroscience in 2016 from Brown University. Subjects he specializes in include English tutoring, writing tutoring, math tutoring, and others. Below he shares his experience at Brown University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Kevin: The campus setting is predominantly urban, seeing as there is a lot of paved road. I say predominantly because it also has the feeling of a New England town since there is a lot of foliage and grass all around campus. As for transportation, one could ride a bike, drive a car, or take the campus shuttle. The beauty of the campus is that one could ... Read More About My Experience at Brown University

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