Tag: tutors

How to Avoid Getting Overwhelmed in College

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Student, SUNY Cortland

College students are known for pulling all-nighters and last-minute study marathons. But you'll never do your best work on four hours of sleep and three cups of coffee. One student shares some strategies he uses to avoid the agony of a late-night scramble and get his work done. read more

4 Ways to Improve Your Writing This Summer

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English Tutor, TutorNerds

Tempting as it may be, don't let your mind turn to mush this summer! Set aside some time away from the pool or the beach to hone your writing skills. It'll pay off in the long run! read more

4 Reasons Why You Should Study for the SAT and ACT This Summer

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Managing Director, truePrep

It's finally summer! Though you should totally spend some time poolside or at the beach, it's important not to let your brain turn to mush. Read on for some compelling reasons why summer is a great time to up your test prep game. read more

Working with a Tutor to Improve Your ACT Score: How Big of a Jump is Reasonable?

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English Tutor, TutorNerds

Can working with a tutor help you do well on the ACT? It can, as long as you're willing to put in the effort. read more

Five Questions to Ask Your MCAT Tutor

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Professional MCAT Tutor; Contributing Writer, Varsity Tutors

With the level of challenging course work covered, it is no surprise that many people feel the urgent need for extra help when studying for the MCAT. But before working with a tutor, there are several questions you should ask. read more

Do Grades Matter After College?

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Though college grades may seem superfluous sometimes, they can have real-world consequences. read more

A Parent's Guide to Tutors

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Tutoring has obvious advantages to struggling students--to whatever degree that struggle may be. We spoke with Chuck Cohn, founder and CEO of Varsity Tutors, for his take on the role of tutors in education, how parents might evaluate their child's need for one, and what to look for during the search process. read more