What to Know About AP Exams in 2017

What to Know About AP Exams in 2017

Because tests are constantly evolving, it can be difficult to keep track of everything you need to know. As we enter into 2017, it may help to think about AP exams in their entirety—every test you could take, when they’re scheduled, and what you’ll need to do to prepare. While knowing the logistics of your exams is only the beginning, it is a crucial step in achieving your testing goals. Here is what you should know about AP exams in 2017: Where and when do I take my 2017 AP exams? If you remember the month of May, you’re in good shape—all AP exams for 2017 take place during two weeks in May (May 1-5 and May 8- ... Read More About What to Know About AP Exams in 2017

4 Ways to Prepare for Business School During Your Last Undergrad Semester

4 Ways to Prepare for Business School During Your Last Undergrad Semester

Your final semester of college is a busy time. Most college seniors are looking for jobs, spending quality moments with friends, and trying to finish strong in their major. If you are also thinking about business school in the future, this is a great juncture to formulate an MBA plan. Even if you aren’t applying to business school immediately—which is usually not encouraged, unless you have significant work experience—you can use this time to prepare your applications. Here are four ways to prepare for business school during your last undergrad semester. 1. Take the GMAT or GRE Most business schools accept either the GMAT ... Read More About 4 Ways to Prepare for Business School During Your Last Undergrad Semester

A University of California, Los Angeles College Experience

A University of California, Los Angeles College Experience

Danielle is a Los Angeles tutor specializing in history tutoring. She earned her bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2016. Want to know what she had to say about her college experience? Read on! Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Danielle: The setting for UCLA is definitely urban. There are plenty of transportation options, including local Metro, Big Blue Bus, and Expo Lines. There’s also a BruinBus specifically for UCLA students who live a little further from campus. I felt very safe on campus, even walking alone at night or early in the morning. There are buses, bu ... Read More About A University of California, Los Angeles College Experience

A Guide to Your Last Semester of College

A Guide to Your Last Semester of College

The end is in sight! You may finally be able to see the light at the end of the tunnel—with this excitement, though, also comes a bit of worry. Were you able to accomplish everything you wanted in your college career? Are all of your post-graduation plans set in place? Worry not, it isn't too late to still make the most of your college career and to plan for the future. It’s crucial in your final semester to make a plan or checklist. Take a look at where you have been, where you are going, and what other steps you need to take to make these last few months everything you have hoped for. Grad school As you start your final semest ... Read More About A Guide to Your Last Semester of College

2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

The New Year is the perfect time for a fresh start—and, you guessed it, that means it's time for New Year's resolutions! There are plenty of ways students can take advantage of New Year's resolutions, regardless of age or schooling level, to make them more successful this school year. If you are unsure about the types of resolutions you should set for yourself, see below for a few ideas of where to start. New Year’s resolutions are incredibly personal, so simply use this as a guide to create resolutions that make sense for you. New Year’s Resolution #1: Join new activities Staying active, meeting new people, and discov ... Read More About 2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Students