3 Reasons to Incorporate Technology Into Your STEM Studies

3 Reasons to Incorporate Technology Into Your STEM Studies

If you take a moment to look around, you may soon realize that technology is at your fingertips nearly every minute of every day. As a result, there are many ways in which you can use it for more than social purposes, including incorporating it into your learning time. In the STEM realm, technology can improve how concepts and skills are absorbed, from elementary and middle school lessons, to high school, college, and graduate courses. Incorporating technology into your STEM studies can elevate your personalized experience with learning, connect you with others in the STEM field, and introduce you to unique tools. Here is how you can utilize t ... Read More About 3 Reasons to Incorporate Technology Into Your STEM Studies

A Student Perspective on Harvard University

A Student Perspective on Harvard University

Sam is a current senior at Harvard University. He is majoring in human biology, and specializes in life sciences tutoring, test prep tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, he shares his experience at Harvard University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Sam: Harvard is a mix between urban and suburban. Cambridge is definitely not a suburb, but it’s also much less crowded than Boston, which is just across the river. Most of the undergrad buildings are around the Yard in Harvard Square, and you could get to most classes in a five- to 10-minute walk. The dorms are spread out, with shuttle services run ... Read More About A Student Perspective on Harvard University

3 Ways to Celebrate World Book and Copyright Day

3 Ways to Celebrate World Book and Copyright Day

If you love to read, this April holiday may be perfect for you—World Book and Copyright Day. World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated on April 23. On this date in 1616, Cervantes, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, and William Shakespeare—all famous authors—died. It’s also the birth or death date of several other celebrated authors.                                                                          In 1995, the United Nations Educational ... Read More About 3 Ways to Celebrate World Book and Copyright Day

What Type of Summer Course is Right for Me?

What Type of Summer Course is Right for Me?

The college summer term can offer many benefits, such as increased flexibility and course options that you might not otherwise have during the spring and fall semesters. While summer term varies from school to school, it’s key to understand what type of summer class is right for you, such as short vs. long sessions or in-person vs. online. Keep reading to identify the right type of summer class for you: The short vs. long(er) summer course During the fall and spring semesters, college classes typically run for the full duration of the semester—about 15 weeks. During the summer term, however, schools offer courses in a variety of ... Read More About What Type of Summer Course is Right for Me?

What is it Like to Attend Scripps College?

What is it Like to Attend Scripps College?

Hannah is a current junior at Scripps College. She is majoring in human biology, and specializes in elementary math tutoring, biology tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Scripps College: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Hannah: Scripps College is in a suburban area, but close enough to access all of the resources in Los Angeles. It’s really easy to bring a car, otherwise you can walk or Uber downtown to Claremont Village. If you’re looking to go into LA, which is about 45 minutes away, there are public transportation options. Additionally, I always feel extrem ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Scripps College?