Resources and Alternatives for DACA Students

Resources and Alternatives for DACA Students

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a policy implemented by President Obama on June 15, 2012 that aimed to provide benefits to certain undocumented…

Why You Should Consider Being a Visiting Student at Another College

Why You Should Consider Being a Visiting Student at Another College

From Brown to the University of Wisconsin, many institutions of higher education offer a visiting student program. What being a visiting student entails varies from…

Is It Worth Acing APs During Senior Year?

Is It Worth Acing APs During Senior Year?

Senior year is stressful enough with college applications, all that waiting, and then making the choice that might define what trajectory your life might take…

How to Find a Student Mentor

How to Find a Student Mentor

No matter how old you are, there is something intimidating about approaching a professor or counselor or adviser. Sometimes there seems to be a certain…

What I Learned From a Year of Speeches and Operas

What I Learned From a Year of Speeches and Operas

A university’s academic prestige comes in the quality of its professors, class variety, libraries and other resources. However, there so many unexpected perks that come…

How to Take Advantage of College Electives

How to Take Advantage of College Electives

College: the place to immerse yourself in Plato’s philosophy, to pursue groundbreaking research in astrophysics, and to explore your interest in…ratatouille? For many college students,…

5 Resources All Latin@ Students Should Know About

5 Resources All Latin@ Students Should Know About

The relatively recent rise of graduation rates among Latino students in the US has been received with much fanfare. It’s also the general consensus that…

Why You Should Recycle Your College Essays

Why You Should Recycle Your College Essays

We’ve all heard the classic college application horror story: sending off the “Why Princeton” essay to Yale or some variation thereof. And while this is…

Hidden Fees: What Financial Aid and Scholarships Might Not Cover

Hidden Fees: What Financial Aid and Scholarships Might Not Cover

Every day, newspapers and media report the increasing cost of college tuition. What students don’t realize is that the supplementary costs of attending higher education also…

Why You Should Know about the Horatio Alger Association

Why You Should Know about the Horatio Alger Association

It’s easy to get caught up with the big name scholarships such as Questbridge and Gates Millennium, many students feel its hopeless to even try…

Should You Do the Duke TIP Program?

Should You Do the Duke TIP Program?

From the start of middle school, Duke TIP pamphlets and postcards began arriving at my house. It seemed like this vague educational program that was…

A Freshman’s Guide to Summer Internships

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,…

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