Freshman Year of College: Expectations versus Reality
College Life

Freshman Year of College: Expectations versus Reality

Blame it on TV, movies, or maybe even your college-aged friends, but we all have certain ideas about college life when we first step foot…

A College Freshman’s Guide to Surviving Orientation
Unofficial Orientation Series

A College Freshman’s Guide to Surviving Orientation

Freshman orientation can be one of the scariest or most exciting things for incoming freshmen (or perhaps even both). That being said, there is nothing…

5 Ways to Become a Leader on Campus
College Life

5 Ways to Become a Leader on Campus

College applications seem to constantly ask potential students about their leadership abilities and skills. However, once you graduate high school, where do you go from…

5 Things All Seniors Need to Do for Financial Aid Now
Financial Aid

5 Things All Seniors Need to Do for Financial Aid Now

This summer for seniors marks the beginning of their journey to college (after all those standardized tests and AP exams). It’s the time to figure…

How to Pick References for Job and Academic Purposes
The Toolbox

How to Pick References for Job and Academic Purposes

It’s the summer right before your senior year. College application season is right around the corner. Having a bunch of free time on your hands,…

Why You Should Be Planning Less When Applying to College
The Toolbox

Why You Should Be Planning Less When Applying to College

It’s great to have a plan. But sometimes, planning becomes so excessive that it starts interfering with opportunities to grow and discover. When narrowing down…

Why I Love “Gilmore Girls”
Relationships

Why I Love “Gilmore Girls”

Before I discovered Gilmore Girls, I had absolutely nothing to warn me against the bad habit of basing my perceptions of my own life on…

Your Guide to the Redesigned SAT: What You Should Know
Standardized Testing Resources

Your Guide to the Redesigned SAT: What You Should Know

When the College Board announced it was redesigning the SAT last March, the world suffered a mini implosion. News pundits lamented the test being “dumbed…

5 Concerns to Discuss with Your Roommate
College Life

5 Concerns to Discuss with Your Roommate

Your roommate is someone you will likely end up spending more time with than anyone else during your first year. Being an only child, I…

10 Things You Learn While Doing an Internship
Alternative Education

10 Things You Learn While Doing an Internship

Internships are becoming a requirement in a lot of job fields and academic programs nowadays in order to move onto entry positions. Whether you’re working…

4 Summer Trips That Won’t Break the Bank
Extracurriculars

4 Summer Trips That Won’t Break the Bank

Believe it or not, summer can be one of the most stressful times of the year. Everyone over the age of 15 is usually scrambling…

Superscores: An Overlooked Pro of Retaking the SAT
Standardized Testing Resources

Superscores: An Overlooked Pro of Retaking the SAT

For most students, the goal is to take the SAT just once, score well, and never have to deal with it again. But what happens…

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