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Student Thoughts on Attending University of Wisconsin—Madison

Student Thoughts on Attending University of Wisconsin—Madison

Alexis earned her bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin—Madison. She specializes in Spanish tutoring, English tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at the University of Wisconsin—Madison: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Alexis: I loved the University of Wisconsin—Madison’s campus when I was an undergrad student. I consider the campus to be urban, as it is located in the heart of downtown Madison, Wisconsin. However, it also offers a lot of scenic areas, such as Lakeshore residential area, Lake Mendota, etc. You do not need ... Read More About Student Thoughts on Attending University of Wisconsin—Madison

What is it Like to Attend Oklahoma State University?

What is it Like to Attend Oklahoma State University?

Courtney earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Oklahoma State University. She specializes in English tutoring, test prep tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Oklahoma State University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Courtney: I attended Oklahoma State University and the campus was quite large, but all of the buildings were within walking distance of each other without having to cross any major streets. They provided a bus system to transport students around the town and the campus. The college is located in a small city, so it had a bit of a suburban vi ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Oklahoma State University?

What is it Like to Attend Manchester Metropolitan University?

What is it Like to Attend Manchester Metropolitan University?

Melissa earned her bachelor’s degree in communication in media from Manchester Metropolitan University in England. She specializes in English tutoring, elementary math tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Manchester Metropolitan University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Melissa: The campus is not centralized, with different facilities within the university dispersed throughout the city of Manchester, UK. The city of Manchester is very urban. The transportation was excellent, I very much enjoyed not needing a car during college. The freedom of being able to get around th ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Manchester Metropolitan University?

5 Reasons Students Should Meet with Professors During Office Hours

5 Reasons Students Should Meet with Professors During Office Hours

From getting extra help understanding class material to having the opportunity to dive deeper into a professor’s area of specialty, office hours are helpful in a variety of ways. They’re one of the most valuable resources college students can use. Yet, office hours are also one of the most underutilized free resources available to students on college campuses. There are many reasons students should meet with professors during office hours, including gaining access to research opportunities, gathering valuable career advice, and getting a deeper understanding of class material. College professors are required to hold office hours w ... Read More About 5 Reasons Students Should Meet with Professors During Office Hours

Student Experiences at Cornell University

Student Experiences at Cornell University

Peter earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Cornell University. He specializes in algebra tutoring, biology tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, he shares his experience at Cornell University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Peter: The campus in Ithaca is quite rural. There are buses throughout campus if you need to get from, say, West Campus to North Campus. I felt safe, as there were blue lights and the police presence was strong. A car can be useful if you want to explore the surrounding areas, like the mountains or lake, but there are also buses that travel to and from campus and w ... Read More About Student Experiences at Cornell University

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