How Online Learning Helps Students

How Online Learning Helps Students

Today’s students are more tied to technology than ever before—online learning takes place at home, on the bus, and even within the classroom. Students have information at their fingertips no matter where they go. Although potentially frustrating at the dinner table, this may actually make them better students. Online learning helps students by providing more opportunities for education, whether via apps, podcasts, or websites. In fact, virtual learning exists in many forms, each serving a particular purpose. But what, other than ease of availability, can virtual learning do for you? Here’s how online learning helps students: ... Read More About How Online Learning Helps Students

How to Prepare for Your Last Year of Business School

How to Prepare for Your Last Year of Business School

With your first year of your MBA program complete, your final year of business school will likely have you feeling much more confident. You know the landscape, you have more freedom to choose the schedule you want, and you have a little more time to relax. But, stay sharp! These final classes will fly by, and you’ll want to make the most of them. A few ways to prepare for your last year of business school are to check your graduation requirements, connect with your colleagues, and remind yourself why you went to business school in the first place.  Here are four ways to prepare for your last year of business school: 1. Check your ... Read More About How to Prepare for Your Last Year of Business School

A Student Experience at New York University

A Student Experience at New York University

Liz earned her bachelor’s degree in dramatic writing from New York University. She specializes in English tutoring, creative writing tutoring, and many other subjects. If you’re looking for a student perspective on New York University, read on! Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Liz: NYU is fantastic as far as transportation options. Don't even think about bringing a car here beyond move-in. It's crazy New York City traffic, and parking it will run an insane bill. Instead, everyone uses the network of subways and secondarily buses. You will mingle with the public on a daily basis like a real New Yorker (and q ... Read More About A Student Experience at New York University

A Last-Minute Checklist for AMCAS Submission

A Last-Minute Checklist for AMCAS Submission

It’s that time of year again. AMCAS, or the American Medical College Application Service, is now open to submissions. It can be overwhelming to compile an application worthy of admission to a medical school, and small (but still important) details can thus fall through the cracks. However, there are several steps you can take to avoid this dilemma. You can download the official AMCAS Instruction Manual. You can also follow AMCAS on Twitter to learn of real-time issues with the submission system. Perhaps most importantly, you can refer to a last-minute checklist for AMCAS submission as you finalize your application, which can help you: ... Read More About A Last-Minute Checklist for AMCAS Submission

Tips to Plan a Productive Summer

Tips to Plan a Productive Summer

Most high school students associate summer break with sunshine, relaxing, and catching up with friends. While all of those things can (and should!) definitely be a part of your summer, it can also pay off to make plans that will help you stay productive toward your goals—whether they be for school, college applications, or anything else. The good news is that a little planning goes a long way. Students can plan a productive summer by simply mapping out their summer schedule now to make enough time for both work and downtime. Below are some more detailed tips to plan a productive summer:    Plan a productive summer by making a ... Read More About Tips to Plan a Productive Summer