Tutor profile: Sarah S.
Why is Pre-Calculus important?
Precalculus is especially important because it provides you with the fundamental skills you need to be successful in higher-level courses. Without a solid foundation in precalculus, you run the risk of falling behind in math classes you take later on.
Why is Geometry a challenging subject for so many people?
Geometry is creative rather than analytical, and students often have trouble making the leap between Algebra and Geometry. They are required to use their spatial and logical skills instead of the analytical skills they were accustomed to using in Algebra.
Subject: College Admissions
What is the most important piece of a college application?
As a previous member of the Georgetown student board of admissions, I can speak to how important the essays are in the application process. Not only do the essays give the reader a chance to deeply understand something unique about you, but they also create an opportunity for you to learn more about yourself in the writing process. Beyond the essays, it is true that standardized test scores, high school GPA, and extracurricular activities weigh heavily on your application. Building a resume that accurately reflects all of your accomplishments in vital.
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