Articles by Caleb Zimmerman

Avoiding the End-of-Semester Slump

Come early December, Winter Break looms ever closer—while coursework and exams begin to quickly pile up! It’s all too easy to feel overwhelmed and lose focus, so here’s four key ways you can avoid the end-of-semester slump: 1. Know your  Read More…

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A Guide to Choosing the Right College

After standardized tests, campus tours, and applications, you’re probably ready for the college admissions drill to end. But now another important phase of the admissions process begins. Here are several factors to weigh as you navigate this difficult decision.  Read More…

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What to Do When You Change Your Mind About a College

Even after you decide on a particular college, many unforeseen factors can encourage or force you to change your mind. Whatever the reason, keep the following in mind if you have to make a last-minute change.  Read More…

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3 Entrepreneurial Projects That Will Shine on a College Application

For a busy student who values a good night’s rest (as all students should!), the suggestion that entrepreneurial projects can boost your college application may seem vaguely scary, but think of these as a respite from academic work and an opportunity to try out a new pastime.  Read More…

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Mastering the ACT/SAT the Second Time Around

There are a number of ways to elevate your ACT or SAT score. While these exams can seem intimidating and unconquerable at times, they’re not impervious to thoughtful preparation. But for your result to jump dramatically, you must accomplish a great deal between exam dates.  Read More…

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3 Crucial Study-Organization Tools

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Check out just a few apps and resources you can access online for better organization and college study habits.  Read More…

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3 Tips for Incoming High School Sophomores

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Follow these academic and social tips for a stellar sophomore year.  Read More…

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5 Benefits of Volunteering in College

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Check out these five reasons to work volunteering into your busy college schedule.  Read More…

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Your College Toolbox: 5 Crucial Items for First Semester Success

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While the necessary tools will vary from person to person, every soon-to-be-freshman should consider packing these five items.  Read More…

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3 Great Reasons to Take AP Courses

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Although AP coursework can be challenging, you will thank yourself later for having gone the extra mile.  Read More…

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Caleb Zimmerman is a professional writing and test-prep tutor for Varsity Tutors. He graduated from The King's College in New York City in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in politics, philosophy, and economics.