How Skipping a Quarter of the ACT Questions Saved My Score
Standardized Testing Resources

How Skipping a Quarter of the ACT Questions Saved My Score

Are you a stressed high school student stuck with an unsatisfactory low ACT score? Do you follow instructions and apply techniques and still don’t see…

Parental Pressure from the Eyes of an International Student
The Toolbox

Parental Pressure from the Eyes of an International Student

Dealing with parental pressure? What is it? Some may ask. Others, however, may not have gotten the chance to have open-minded and supportive parents, helping them through…

The Do’s and Don’ts of College Conversation
Honestly Aja

The Do’s and Don’ts of College Conversation

Honestly… Please never talk about these things in college—unless you want to lose friends and influence people (to leave your presence). 1. Your high school…

The 10 Commandments of College Gyms
College Life

The 10 Commandments of College Gyms

If you’re concerned about the Freshman 15 like I was, hitting up the gym is a must. Fortunately, the vast majority of colleges and universities here in…

What It’s Like to Be in a Non-Social Fraternity
College Life

What It’s Like to Be in a Non-Social Fraternity

When I mention that I’m involved in a fraternity, everyone quickly corrects me (“I think you mean sorority…”) and jumps to conclusions that I’m either…

How to Juggle Friend Groups in College
College Life

How to Juggle Friend Groups in College

Back in high school the last thing I thought I’d ever have a problem with is having too many friends in too many places. That…

TP’s Guide to Decoding College Apps Jargon
The Toolbox

TP’s Guide to Decoding College Apps Jargon

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you’d know that tackling college applications is on a level completely unheard of….

5 Steps for Narrowing Down Your College List
Search and Selection

5 Steps for Narrowing Down Your College List

The Common App is out, you’ve thought about your essays, and you’ve made a preliminary list of colleges to apply to. However, it’s WAY too…

Shirley’s Story: My College Journey to New York University
The Toolbox

Shirley’s Story: My College Journey to New York University

Junior year was a melting pot of uncertainties and indecision. I was thrown into the college admissions process headfirst, and I felt like a fish…

6 College Films You Need to Watch Before Move-in Day
The Toolbox

6 College Films You Need to Watch Before Move-in Day

I don’t know about you guys, but I love me a good collegiate film. Not really “everyone is hammered and wearing a toga” movies (sorry,…

An Inside Look at Being a Captain
Extracurriculars

An Inside Look at Being a Captain

Sweat drips off the girls’ red cheeks, the burning sun high in the sky, pressing its oppressive heat into the ground, the buildings, and the…

Summer Abroad in Greece: Life Lessons Learned
Alternative Education

Summer Abroad in Greece: Life Lessons Learned

This summer I was given a fantastic opportunity to study abroad with Duke University in Greece. Fittingly enough, the course was titled “The History of…

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