Annie Abroad: Returning

Annie Abroad: Returning

A few weeks ago I returned from a three-month study abroad program in the Netherlands. Pre-departure, all of the staff and professors at the program…

Annie Abroad: Thoughts on Paris

Annie Abroad: Thoughts on Paris

Though it will be in the back of a lot of people’s minds when this is published, as I write this, it is fairly fresh—the…

Annie Abroad: Surprise! Midterms Are Still Hell

Annie Abroad: Surprise! Midterms Are Still Hell

Studying abroad may sound like one giant dream—you get to study in a cool place, travel to other cool places, and generally do cool things….

Annie Abroad: Beginning Travel Tips

Annie Abroad: Beginning Travel Tips

As I spoke about in my last article, this semester I am studying abroad in the Netherlands in a program that encourages weekly travel. Since…

Annie Abroad: Welcome to the Netherlands

Annie Abroad: Welcome to the Netherlands

My college is strange enough as is. We’re an “art school,” though my major is in political communications, and fit a lot of the stereotypes…

5 Things to Do if Your Scores Aren’t High Enough

5 Things to Do if Your Scores Aren’t High Enough

Fact: some people are better test takers than others. For some, standardized tests are no sweat, but for others, they are a literal nightmare. And…

Why (& How) You Should Pay Attention to Student Government

Why (& How) You Should Pay Attention to Student Government

Even though I excitedly joined my college’s student government association last semester as the secretary and met some of the most incredible people through it,…

7 Things You Shouldn’t Consider When Applying to Colleges

7 Things You Shouldn’t Consider When Applying to Colleges

Here at The Prospect we talk a lot about what does matter when looking for a college, what you might not think of as important,…

Why Summer Isn’t the Perfect Time for College Visits

Why Summer Isn’t the Perfect Time for College Visits

Summer is the perfect time to visit colleges, right? You’re not in school so you have time to travel without having to worry about missing…

Why You Should Think Twice Before Sharing Your Test Scores

Why You Should Think Twice Before Sharing Your Test Scores

A few weeks after the stress of test-taking subsides, a new stress sets in: actually getting your scores. And then even if you got the…

How to Handle a Friend Who’s Not Coming Back to Your College

How to Handle a Friend Who’s Not Coming Back to Your College

After we spend months–even years–looking at colleges, stressing out about applying to them, and then freaking out when we actually start hearing back and have…

What to Do If You’re Second Guessing Your College Decision

What to Do If You’re Second Guessing Your College Decision

Maybe May 1st snuck up on you and had to put your money somewhere. Maybe you only got into safeties and now you think another…

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