My Experience at University of Massachusetts-Amherst

My Experience at University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Tayla received her bachelor’s degree in finance in 2012 from University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She specializes in algebra tutoring, geometry tutoring, and more. Read on for her review of her experience at University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Tayla: The University of Massachusetts, Amherst has a large beautiful campus, in a rural area. They have a public transportation system to take you all across campus (it’s a 40-minute walk from one end to the other), and the buses are free for all students. The buses can also take you to the surrounding areas which include shopping, d ... Read More About My Experience at University of Massachusetts-Amherst

4 Career Skills for Students to Develop

4 Career Skills for Students to Develop

When studying for exams and writing essays for school, it can feel as if your educational career and future professional career are two totally separate entities that don’t overlap; in reality they are not. There are many skills students can develop while in school that can help their future careers, such as working well in groups, prioritizing tasks efficiently, and more. These “soft skills” are traits that employers are often looking for and that can give you the leading edge when applying for jobs post graduation. Here are four career skills students can start to develop now: Teamwork All of those group projects your te ... Read More About 4 Career Skills for Students to Develop

What to Know About College-Level Science

What to Know About College-Level Science

From biotech to computer engineering, science currently ranks among the most popular academic fields among U.S. college students. If you’re interested in studying science, you should know that college-level science presents both challenges and invaluable lessons that can help you prepare you for success in your field post graduation. College-level science courses will likely feel more difficult than high-school level science courses. Despite being tough, however, college-level science courses are totally plausible to succeed in—all you need is a positive attitude and lots of hard work. Knowing a little about what you’re get ... Read More About What to Know About College-Level Science

A Student Perspective on The University of Texas at Austin

A Student Perspective on The University of Texas at Austin

Michael earned his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from The University of Texas at Austin in 2016. He specializes in chemistry tutoring, math tutoring, science tutoring, and more. Continue reading for his review of The University of Texas at Austin: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Michael: UT Austin is located right next to downtown Austin, Texas. The city is decently large and can be tough to navigate, but it is very safe and there are several buses the city and the university offer. Students can use either a bus to go directly to campus, or to West Campus and North Campus where the majority of returning stud ... Read More About A Student Perspective on The University of Texas at Austin

5 Quick Tips for Writing a College Application Essay

5 Quick Tips for Writing a College Application Essay

The following is a guest post written by Anna Carapellotti of Admissionado, a premier college admissions consulting company focused on helping students get into their dream schools.   Often, these final college application essays are the toughest essays to tackle, assuming that you already exerted significant effort on essay-writing this winter. So, what’s the best way to buckle down and hammer out a great essay when you have little time to do so? Here is a five-step approach to quickly (and effectively!) write a college application essay: 1. Read the prompt This may sound like a painfully obvious first step, but many applicants ... Read More About 5 Quick Tips for Writing a College Application Essay