My Experience at Tufts University

My Experience at Tufts University

Rachel earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and communications from Tufts University. She specializes in SAT Writing and Language tutoring, English tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Tufts University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Rachel: The Tufts campus is a cross between suburban and urban; however, it’s easily walkable. There are shuttles that are about a 15-minute walk from campus that will take you into the local towns. There are public buses that pick up near the campus as well. I always felt very safe on campus. How available are the profess ... Read More About My Experience at Tufts University

4 Ways Learning a Language Can Help Your Career

4 Ways Learning a Language Can Help Your Career

Many high schools and colleges require students to study a foreign language. Beyond fulfilling this prerequisite for graduation, learning another language can boost your career prospects. This is increasingly important in today’s global economy. As companies broaden their reach across continents, they are increasing communication and movement between offices around the world. At a more local level, companies are serving a diverse population. With nearly 58 million Latino people in the United States for instance, Spanish is spoken more often and in more communities than ever before. This has led to more bilingual jobs. So how exact ... Read More About 4 Ways Learning a Language Can Help Your Career

The Best Back to School Deals in 2018

The Best Back to School Deals in 2018

Back to school season is filled with many exciting experiences—new opportunities for creativity and new school supplies, for instance. Often, there are a number of back to school deals available, but how do you scope out the best ones? In 2018, there are discounts on items like electronics, backpacks, and dorm room essentials. Keep reading to discover some of the best 2018 back to school deals to fit your academic needs. The best back to school deals for electronics When heading back to school, having the right equipment to succeed can positively impact your studies. In today’s world, technology is an integral part of education f ... Read More About The Best Back to School Deals in 2018

Should I Go to Gonzaga University?

Should I Go to Gonzaga University?

Katherine earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Gonzaga University. She specializes in test prep tutoring, American Literature tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Gonzaga University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Katherine: Gonzaga University’s campus is located within the Logan neighborhood of Spokane, about a 10-minute bike ride or 20-minute walk from downtown. The campus is closed, meaning it has defined boundaries but no fence to separate the surrounding neighborhood. I always felt safe on campus, though I would recommend traveling with a group a ... Read More About Should I Go to Gonzaga University?

Why Should You Learn a Foreign Language?

Why Should You Learn a Foreign Language?

Only 7.3 percent of the world’s 7.2 billion people are native English speakers. This is one reason why language is one of the largest barriers between America and the rest of the world. Studying a foreign language for at least one year is required in more than 20 European countries. America, however, doesn’t have a national requirement for foreign language learning in K-12 schools. So why should you learn a foreign language, and what languages are being explored in the U.S.? Why is learning a foreign language important? At Varsity Tutors, we are strong believers in the power of learning to bring people together and to establish ... Read More About Why Should You Learn a Foreign Language?