Articles tagged with Learning and Studying Tips

Where Will You Go Next? 4 Study Abroad Programs in Amazing Locations

Where Will You Go Next? 4 Study Abroad Programs in Amazing Locations

In this series, the Varsity Tutors Blog showcases unique study abroad programs that offer college students a world of educational possibilities. Have you participated in an unusual study abroad program? Let us know at blog@varsitytutors.com. When it comes to college life, the first things that come to mind for many students include attending homecoming games, taking exciting classes, and making new friends. In addition, study abroad programs are increasingly becoming a mainstream part of the college experience. Some benefits of studying abroad include learning about different cultures and languages and making new friends from different backgr ... Read More About Where Will You Go Next? 4 Study Abroad Programs in Amazing Locations

3 STEAM Activities to Try in the New Year

3 STEAM Activities to Try in the New Year

STEAM is a growing movement that gears students toward innovation, problem-solving, and high-level critical thinking. Incorporating the arts into academics teaches students valuable skills, while simultaneously aiming to deepen math and science concepts in insightful and interactive ways. There are a plethora of STEAM activities to try in 2019, specifically ones involving building structures, growing plants, and exploring nature. Looking to find new projects to enhance your student’s education? Keep reading to discover three STEAM activities to try in the new year. [RELATED: What is the STEAM Movement?] STEAM activity #1: build creati ... Read More About 3 STEAM Activities to Try in the New Year

5 New Year's Resolutions for Parents

5 New Year's Resolutions for Parents

Parents can be a defining factor in their child’s academic success, and the New Year is a great time to reflect on your habits. Checking in regularly with your student, celebrating their successes, and encouraging independence are just a few resolutions to consider setting in 2019. Keep reading to learn five New Year’s resolutions for parents. New Year’s resolution #1: set clear expectations and deadlines No matter their age, most students flourish with structure. Ensure that you’re using clear and defined language when communicating expectations and deadlines to your child. For example: For younger students, est ... Read More About 5 New Year's Resolutions for Parents

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

The closing of a calendar year signals a new opportunity for you to make the most of the upcoming months of school. Setting goals—such as New Year’s resolutions—is one way to do so. In the new year, you might consider setting goals like, “I will boost my GPA to a B+,” or, “I will proactively complete projects more often.” Below, you’ll learn about four New Year’s resolutions for students to set this coming semester.  New Year’s resolution #1: Make an impact in your community Whether your high school carries a community service requirement or not, it can feel great to give back ... Read More About 4 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Physics

What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Physics

Certain colleges and universities recommend that students take at least one SAT Subject Test during their high school career. SAT Subject Tests provide a platform for students to showcase skills in a specific subject to potential institutions. More than 50,000 high school students took the SAT Subject Test in Physics in 2017, making it one of the most popular subject tests. As with any subject test, the SAT Subject Test in Physics requires practice and preparation. When planning for the SAT Subject Test in Physics, it’s important to know the structure of the exam, the specific concepts to study, and which review strategies suit you best ... Read More About What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Physics

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