A Freshman’s Guide to Summer Internships
College Life

A Freshman’s Guide to Summer Internships

Winter is the time to begin searching for summer opportunities and for most freshmen this may seem like nearly an impossible task. After holiday break,…

The Reason Why Authenticity Matters in College Applications
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The Reason Why Authenticity Matters in College Applications

The other day my friend and I talked about ghostwriting in college application—with a non-judging, impartial set of eyes. And it had not hit me…

Alex’s Story: My College Journey to the University of Southern California
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Alex’s Story: My College Journey to the University of Southern California

“So why did you apply to USC?” As a student from Upstate New York, I was asked this question a lot throughout my senior year….

Op-Ed: Why Learning Is So Important
College Life

Op-Ed: Why Learning Is So Important

People who are likely to say, “I think I’m headed down the wrong track” include: 1. Friends who are going through artistically experimental stages; following…

Deciding if Dual Enrollment in High School Is for You
The Toolbox

Deciding if Dual Enrollment in High School Is for You

Dual enrollment is a growing option for honors and advanced high school students. For those of you who haven’t heard of it, this is when…

Taking a Gap Year to Volunteer
Alternative Education

Taking a Gap Year to Volunteer

There are many possible sequences to follow when deciding what to do after college. Grad school, law school, medical school, or working immediately after graduation all…

Standardized Testing Prep: Is It Worth It?
Standardized Testing Resources

Standardized Testing Prep: Is It Worth It?

You may or may not have heard of friends, or classmates needing to spend the summer at a learning center to improve their test scores….

8 Things to Bring to the SAT to Succeed
Standardized Testing Resources

8 Things to Bring to the SAT to Succeed

Obviously, according to The Prospect’s Standardized Testing Resources, that give you everything you need to study for the SAT, the most important thing you have…

3 Reasons Why to Take AP Classes But Not the AP Exam
Standardized Testing Resources

3 Reasons Why to Take AP Classes But Not the AP Exam

There is a crowd of students outside the exam venue, or perhaps the exam room. The proctor comes out with a list in his or…

6 School-Specific Full-Ride Scholarships
Financial Aid

6 School-Specific Full-Ride Scholarships

You know college is expensive. You probably also know that there are tons of scholarships available to help you pay for it, and that many…

Head to the Her Campus High School Conference (& Get a Discount!)
Life

Head to the Her Campus High School Conference (& Get a Discount!)

Super exciting news for all of the female prospies out there: HerCampus.com, the largest online hub for college women, is hosting their second annual High…

6 Scholarships for Students with Disabilities, Chronic Illness or a Mental Health Diagnosis
Scholarship Programs

6 Scholarships for Students with Disabilities, Chronic Illness or a Mental Health Diagnosis

Students with disabilities or chronic illness can face many difficulties in accessing higher education. From getting materials in the right format to getting to class,…

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