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Tutorium Tips for Students

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Four Organizing Tips for Success this Semester

So, you found out your level placement, you found your classroom on campus, and now you found that your teacher is funny and your classmates are nice. You're ready to study.

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Getting Help with Your Homework

Homework is an important way to practice what you learn in class, and practice is the only way to improve your skills. Here are some tips for when you are:

Learners Dictionaries

Online dictionaries for English language learners are important for increasing your skills. There are many dictionaries available on the Internet, but you have to find one that is best for you.

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Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Aldo Cardenas is not only one of your classmates here at the Tutorium, but he is also a well-known content creator. With 4.1 million Tik Tok followers and 216k Instagram followers, Aldo uses…

Day of Service - Celebrating MLK Day

Each year we celebrate the life and legacy of one of the most well-known African American Civil Rights leaders of his time, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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How do I Start the University Application Process?

1. Review the information for international students at all the schools you are interested in. Type “apply + University name + international student” into Google search.

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College vs University vs Community College

The meaning of "college" and "university" in the U.S. can be confusing.  What's the difference?  Is there a difference? And, what is a "community college"?

Public vs Private Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

In the U.S, there are both public and private universities. What is the difference and does it matter to an international student? Choosing your school is a balancing act. Here's what to consider as you decide the type of school that is best for you.

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Lost and Found Information

Have you lost something important on campus? Don’t panic! Here are some things you can do:

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Traveling on a Student Visa

If you plan to travel during the break, read the following instructions and reminders. Check the end date on your I-20! If it expires in before the next semester starts, you need new…