What to Do When You Don’t Fit the Mold of a Club

What to Do When You Don’t Fit the Mold of a Club

At the beginning of my first year of college, I carefully debated which clubs to join and which to ignore. “Women of Business? That sounds…

The Hidden Benefits of Joining a Cultural Organization

The Hidden Benefits of Joining a Cultural Organization

As an incoming college freshman, I was a little hesitant to join my school’s cultural organizations. What sort of activities do they even do? Why…

College Dating Culture: Expectations vs. Reality

College Dating Culture: Expectations vs. Reality

My expectations for college dating culture came from the media. Thanks to those embarrassingly-obsessive MTV teen dramas, college seemed like a place where parties were…

How to Proceed When Financial Aid Solely Determines Your College Decision

How to Proceed When Financial Aid Solely Determines Your College Decision

As a high school senior, my college admissions experience was a bit more stressful than usual. Coming from a low-income family with a sibling already…

Why Campus Tours Aren’t Completely Necessary

Why Campus Tours Aren’t Completely Necessary

From a small suburb on the West Coast, I merely dreamed of flying across the country to settle down in a new dorm. From the…

Obama’s New College Resource That You Need to Check Out

Obama’s New College Resource That You Need to Check Out

If you’re a high school student in America, you’re probably no stranger to the U.S. News and World Report’s annual college rankings. Comparing schools’ acceptance…

Tips for Taking SAT IIs Without the Equivalent Course

Tips for Taking SAT IIs Without the Equivalent Course

  It’s the summer before senior year, and you’re all ready to start the college application process: you’ve got your high school transcript, SAT score,…

Meet Sonder: Crowdfunding for College

Meet Sonder: Crowdfunding for College

Whenever someone comments that society is selfish and narcissistic, I can’t help but think of the rise of crowdfunding. Strangers donate to complete strangers, whether…

How Make Extra Cash Online in Your Free Time

How Make Extra Cash Online in Your Free Time

Getting a job as a student isn’t as simple as it used to be. Maybe you don’t have 8 hours a day to hand over…

Turning 18: A Guide to Voting In America

Turning 18: A Guide to Voting In America

Ahh, young adult life. Once you’ve completely 18 trips around the sun, the United States of America finally grants you the right to buy lottery…

The Ultimate Way to Organize Your College Apps

The Ultimate Way to Organize Your College Apps

I’m a bit of a geek when it comes to organizing: I live for color-coded notes and perfectly labeled folders. The purpose is, in part…

5 Tips for Making Your Day Planner Great

5 Tips for Making Your Day Planner Great

In high school, every single day had the same routine: school from 8am-3pm, soccer practice from 3:30pm -5:30pm, then home to do homework and relax…

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