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4 New Year’s Resolutions for ACT/SAT Test-Takers

4 New Year’s Resolutions for ACT/SAT Test-Takers

With 2020 just around the corner, now is the perfect time of year to start thinking about how to be the best version of yourself. If you happen to be a high school student who’s taking the ACT or SAT next year, it can be a good idea to set some resolutions relating to your test-taking. New Year’s resolutions for test-takers in 2020 include registering for exams as soon as possible, getting a head start on your study plan, and honestly analyzing your strengths and weaknesses.  What do resolutions for the ACT or SAT look like? Keep reading to learn four New Year’s resolutions for ACT/SAT test-takers.  New Year&rsquo ... Read More About 4 New Year’s Resolutions for ACT/SAT Test-Takers

5 Tips for Avoiding College Essay Writer’s Block This December

5 Tips for Avoiding College Essay Writer’s Block This December

While December is often cited as the “most wonderful time of the year,” for 12th graders staring down college application deadlines, that isn’t always the case—especially if you still have a lot of work to do on your college essays. If you’re still working hard on those essays deep into December, chances are you’ve run into some combination of writer’s block, procrastination, and just plain old thinking you have a lot more time than you really do. Whatever your reasoning, here are five tips for avoiding college essay writer’s block this December.  (10th and 11th graders, don’t close t ... Read More About 5 Tips for Avoiding College Essay Writer’s Block This December

How to Make 2020 the Year You Advance Your Career

How to Make 2020 the Year You Advance Your Career

With the new year almost upon us, many people have already taken to contemplating their resolutions for 2020. As some sort out how they’ll improve their health or academic standing in the coming year, countless working professionals think about how they’ll advance their careers.   Continuing one’s education is a helpful, yet frequently overlooked, measure that can lead to professional growth. Continuing education comes in a variety of forms—certificate programs and independent study among them. Both methods offer attractive benefits, but may achieve slightly different goals. Gathering additional knowledge and ski ... Read More About How to Make 2020 the Year You Advance Your Career

Introducing Varsity Tutors’ Student of the Week Program

Introducing Varsity Tutors’ Student of the Week Program

At Varsity Tutors, we believe that asking for help is a sign of strength, and that choosing to improve yourself as a learner—at home, in school, or in the workplace—is a goal that’s worthy of attention. We also know that behind every improved grade and mastered concept is hard work and dedication. That’s why we’re pleased to announce our Student of the Week program. This new program recognizes students who are striving to reach their learning goals and who have demonstrated plenty of effort and a positive attitude while doing so.  Each week, we’ll select one person as our Student of the Week. To be el ... Read More About Introducing Varsity Tutors’ Student of the Week Program

5 Daily Habits You’ll Be Thankful For

5 Daily Habits You’ll Be Thankful For

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, your everyday routine can become challenging to maintain. You likely have looming due dates for papers, projects, or workplace tasks that make it difficult to implement habits beneficial to your ongoing learning success. Keeping a reflection journal, updating your planner, and making time for your interests are just a few of the daily habits you’ll be grateful you made time for as 2019 draws to a close.  Hoping to finish the year strong? Keep reading to learn five daily habits you’ll be thankful for this Thanksgiving—and beyond. 1. Reading for pleasure As college stude ... Read More About 5 Daily Habits You’ll Be Thankful For