Robyn Scott

Robyn Scott is a private English tutor at TutorNerd. She attended the University of California, Irvine as an undergraduate and the University of Southampton in England as a graduate student. She has worked with students from the United States, Japan, South Korea, the European Union, and Africa.

Articles

5 Financial Strategies Students Should Learn Before Starting College This Fall

Many students don't have a lot of experience with managing money and finances in general, but they should understand these five financial topics before they head off to college.read more

How College Students Can Stay Sharp Over Summer Break

From organization to internships, here's what college students can do to stay sharp over the summer while still enjoying this much-deserved time off.read more

5 Things Every Transfer Student Should Do This Summer

Whether they're transferring from a two-year community college or another four-year university, there are a few things students should do this summer before the semester starts to make sure their transfer experience is a positive one.read more

How do I find scholarships?

Set aside a designated time each week to search out and apply for scholarships. Don't limit yourself to just online scholarship websites. Contact local and national businesses, corporations, and organizations directly to inquire about any they may offer. read more

How important is GPA in the admission process?

Yes, it's true that grades are very important in the college admission process--but that doesn't mean you need a perfect GPA to get into college.read more

How can I get letters of recommendation for my transfer application after a short period of time?

This may sound odd, but why are you transferring after a short time? You should remain in one college for at least a year before considering transfer.read more

5 Ways to Destroy Your Networking Success

Networking is practically essential to landing a job and finding new opportunities along the way. Just be sure you're doing it the right way.read more

Balancing Grad School and a Full-Time Job

For a variety of reasons, many students end up juggling grad school AND a full-time job. It sounds stressful, and it can be, but there are steps you can take to ease the craziness.read more

Why Job Interviews Are Like Exams (and 8 Ways to Study for Them)

Fun fact: Job interviews can be a lot like exams. Here's how you should study up.read more

The Anxious Traveler: Managing Transportation While Studying in Europe

Studying abroad in Europe will be one of the greatest adventures of your life. But great adventures often come with a fair amount of anxiety. Learning how to navigate Europe's public transportation can help.read more