Op-Ed: Standardized Test Scores Aren’t Forever

Op-Ed: Standardized Test Scores Aren’t Forever

I am a rising junior in college. The only times my SAT or ACT scores have even crossed my mind in the past two years…

An Attempt to Keep (High School) History from Repeating Itself

An Attempt to Keep (High School) History from Repeating Itself

First off: I loved my high school experience. Really. I met some wonderful people, I have memories I’ll cherish forever. But let’s be honest, high…

Why You Should Know How to Describe Yourself on College Apps

Why You Should Know How to Describe Yourself on College Apps

As if college apps don’t feel enough like a massive, awkward, and vain brag sheet, you’re also going to have a ton of short essay…

What to Do if Your Parents Nag You about College Decisions (Before They Come Out)

What to Do if Your Parents Nag You about College Decisions (Before They Come Out)

Ours is a generation that is misunderstood – by the media, by our families, by the world at large. We have the reputation of being…

4 Perks of Living On-Campus

4 Perks of Living On-Campus

Not all universities can accommodate or promise 4 years of on-campus living for their students. Some universities, especially in the cities where expansion is not…

Approaching the SAT Essay

Approaching the SAT Essay

The essay portion of the SAT, optional but highly encouraged for posterity’s sake, is for many the most daunting because there are not many concrete…

Why I Try to Wake Up Early in College

Why I Try to Wake Up Early in College

College is a place for night owls. From study sessions that tend to run late, to parties that don’t die until the early morning, to…

How to Find Those Perfect Teacher Recommendations

How to Find Those Perfect Teacher Recommendations

One of the most important and mysterious parts of college applications is the set of (usually) two teacher recommendations that act as a testimony to…

How Study Styles May Change Your College List

How Study Styles May Change Your College List

I think we’ve all been there at least once or twice. For me, it was every year from 5th to 10th grade. Yes, I’m talking…

Dorm Snacks for All Occasions

Dorm Snacks for All Occasions

Ask any college student what their favorite thing in the world is, and I’m ready to put money down that most of them will say…

The Printer Question: Should You Bring One to College?

The Printer Question: Should You Bring One to College?

There are so many pros and cons to owning a printer in college. It was one of the only decisions that gave me trouble up…

How to Avoid a Stereotypical Common App Essay

How to Avoid a Stereotypical Common App Essay

Some of the best advice I got from my high school English teacher had nothing to do with our actual course, but with tackling the…

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