Stanford University: A Student Interview

Stanford University: A Student Interview

Isabelle is a current senior at Stanford University. She is majoring in psychology and specializes in Spanish tutoring, elementary math tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Stanford University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Isabelle: The campus feels very safe. It’s a nice balance between a self-contained campus and accessibility to the surrounding town. We often refer to it as the “Stanford Bubble,” meaning that we hardly ever leave campus. On the bright side, there’s a lot of transportation available if you do decide to venture off campus. For ... Read More About Stanford University: A Student Interview

Is the SAT Essay Required?

Is the SAT Essay Required?

Typically, a portion of SAT prep time is dedicated to success on the essay section. As of late, however, a large number of schools are making the SAT essay optional to applicants. Ivy League schools including Brown, Harvard, and Yale are no longer requiring students to sit for the essay section of the exam. This begs the question, what does this mean for you? Is the SAT essay really required? When examining the requirement behind the SAT essay, it’s important to understand the SAT essay basics, the benefits and drawbacks of taking the essay, and how recent changes apply to you.   Looking to gain a deeper understanding of the S ... Read More About Is the SAT Essay Required?

What is it Like to Attend West Chester University?

What is it Like to Attend West Chester University?

Brenda earned her bachelor's degree in English from West Chester University. She specializes in public speaking tutoring, computer science tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at West Chester University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Brenda: West Chester University is situated in a suburban area, surrounded by neighborhoods where students can find off-campus housing within walking and biking distance. There’s also housing offered on campus. There are buses that provide transportation between the main campus and the south campus, which is about a mile away. I have nev ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend West Chester University?

3 Goals to Set in Your Second Year of B-School

3 Goals to Set in Your Second Year of B-School

Whether you’re a full-time, part-time, or executive MBA student, the time you spend earning your master’s degree can go by quickly. After you’ve completed one year of your program, you may be wondering what goals to set in the coming year. Goals to set in your second year of b-school include exploring career options, properly prioritizing tasks, and staying on track for graduation. Looking to set productive b-school goals? Here are three goals to set in your second year of b-school. Goal #1 for your second year of b-school: find the best career option for you Recruitment for full-time positions starts during the summer aft ... Read More About 3 Goals to Set in Your Second Year of B-School

A Student Review of the University of Pennsylvania

A Student Review of the University of Pennsylvania

Sean earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. He specializes in GMAT tutoring, algebra tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, he shares his experience at the University of Pennsylvania: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Sean: The University of Pennsylvania is located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, a vibrant part of downtown Philly also home to Drexel University and the University of the Sciences. While the area surrounding campus is urban, the campus itself is beautiful, safe, and quiet and offers a respite from city life. T ... Read More About A Student Review of the University of Pennsylvania