Articles tagged with College Life

A Day in the Life at the University of Rochester

A Day in the Life at the University of Rochester

Hayden is a current senior at  the University of Rochester. He is majoring in economics and film and media production. He specializes in computer science tutoring, SAT tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, he shares his experience at the University of Rochester: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Hayden: The University of Rochester is located in a mostly residential area of the city of Rochester, NY. It’s only a 10 minute drive to downtown, where there are plenty of restaurants, music venues, and shops. Campus itself is very safe, due to the excellent public safety team the university emp ... Read More About A Day in the Life at the University of Rochester

3 Internship Goals to Set Right Now

3 Internship Goals to Set Right Now

This post is part of a month-long series to help you start 2018 on the right foot. Throughout January, visit the Varsity Tutors blog for advice, tips, and tricks on how to reignite your passion for learning this winter. Internships can provide college students with the opportunity to gain experience in their desired field before graduation. After landing an internship, it’s important to focus on getting the most out of the experience. One great way to ensure this? Make a list of goals to accomplish during your internship, such as remaining open to new experiences and taking advantage of networking opportunities. Here are three interns ... Read More About 3 Internship Goals to Set Right Now

What is it Like to Attend Middle Tennessee State University?

What is it Like to Attend Middle Tennessee State University?

Ken is a current senior at Middle Tennessee State University. He is majoring in general science, and specializes in elementary math tutoring and life sciences tutoring. Below, he shares his experience at Middle Tennessee State University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Ken: Middle Tennessee State University’s campus is set in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The campus has plenty of places for commuter students to park, but you have to get there early to get a spot since close lots tend to fill up fast. The campus is more rural than urban. Even though the town is growing, MTSU is still a bit of a drive away ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Middle Tennessee State University?

How High School and College Students Can Set—and Achieve—Academic Goals

How High School and College Students Can Set—and Achieve—Academic Goals

This post is part of a month-long series to help you start 2018 on the right foot. Throughout January, visit the Varsity Tutors blog for advice, tips, and tricks on how to reignite your passion for learning this winter.  Once the new year begins, many students aspire to set significant academic goals. Many high school and college students start the year with good intentions, but they ultimately fall short of the academic goals they set out to accomplish. Often, this is not for lack of trying; some students simply set goals they are ill-equipped to achieve. If you have experienced this in the past, don’t let it stop you from setting ... Read More About How High School and College Students Can Set—and Achieve—Academic Goals

The Brigham Young University-Idaho College Experience

The Brigham Young University-Idaho College Experience

Blythe earned her bachelor’s degree in geology from Brigham Young University-Idaho. She specializes in writing tutoring, science tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Brigham Young University-Idaho: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Blythe: The campus is fairly small for a university campus. It’s about a fifteen minute walk from one end to the other. The campus is rural, located in the small town of Rexburg, Idaho. I felt very safe on campus; there was never a time when I felt at risk in any way. There are buses for specific places, such as Walmart or certain apartment ... Read More About The Brigham Young University-Idaho College Experience

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