How to Prepare for CLEP Exams

How to Prepare for CLEP Exams

Wondering how you can save both time and money when it comes to getting a college degree? All it takes is a little extra effort during your high school years—this effort includes the CLEP exam. The College Board administers the CLEP, or “College Level Examination Program,” exams, most of which correspond with one-semester college courses. For $80, high school students may sign up to take one or more of the 33 available 90- to 120-minute CLEP exams at a testing center. If they earn a qualifying score on an exam and end up studying at one of the 2,900 colleges that accept CLEP exams, they will receive college credit. While th ... Read More About How to Prepare for CLEP Exams

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

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