What is it Like to Attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas?

What is it Like to Attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas?

Kara is a current senior at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is majoring in sociology, and specializes in American Literature tutoring, AP Psychology tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Kara: The campus is located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas. Most students commute with their own vehicles or use public transportation. I use public transportation. How available are the professors, academic advisors, and teaching assistants? Kara: The professors, advisors, and teaching assistants are v ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas?

3 B-School Application Mistakes to Avoid

3 B-School Application Mistakes to Avoid

Your b-school application is your key to entering business school. If you follow the directions provided by your school regarding how to submit your application and what components to include in your package, you should be on your way to MBA success. However, double- and triple-checking your MBA application would be prudent, especially if you’re applying to multiple programs. You’re competing with qualified applicants from all over the world for a spot in your school’s class. To make your application stand out, it’s important to avoid application mistakes—including submitting your first draft and missing the appli ... Read More About 3 B-School Application Mistakes to Avoid

A Day in the Life at DePaul University

A Day in the Life at DePaul University

Joseph is a current senior at DePaul University. He is majoring in computer software engineering, and specializes in C++ tutoring, study skills tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, he shares his experience at DePaul University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Joseph: DePaul has two campuses for students to take advantage of. The campus in downtown Chicago is only a 15-minute train ride from the more suburban campus located in Lincoln Park. Both are great campuses where students attend classes. How available are the professors, academic advisors, and teaching assistants? Joseph: The professors are ve ... Read More About A Day in the Life at DePaul University

What is a College Shortlist?

What is a College Shortlist?

As you embark on the college application process, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the multitude of application requirements and the sheer volume of colleges you could apply to. A college shortlist is a list of approximately six to 10 colleges that will help you target your search and streamline the application process. Creating a college shortlist helps you organize your list of potential schools, encourages you to narrow down your choices, and prompts you to identify schools to further communicate with. Eager to find ways to focus your college search? Keep reading to learn more about college shortlists. A college shortlist can aid ... Read More About What is a College Shortlist?

Where Will You Go Next? 4 Study Abroad Programs in Amazing Locations

Where Will You Go Next? 4 Study Abroad Programs in Amazing Locations

In this series, the Varsity Tutors Blog showcases unique study abroad programs that offer college students a world of educational possibilities. Have you participated in an unusual study abroad program? Let us know at blog@varsitytutors.com. When it comes to college life, the first things that come to mind for many students include attending homecoming games, taking exciting classes, and making new friends. In addition, study abroad programs are increasingly becoming a mainstream part of the college experience. Some benefits of studying abroad include learning about different cultures and languages and making new friends from different backgr ... Read More About Where Will You Go Next? 4 Study Abroad Programs in Amazing Locations