Debra’s Story: My Journey to Wellesley College

Debra’s Story: My Journey to Wellesley College

I knew since I was a sophomore in high school that I wanted to go to Wellesley. To be candid, it was first appealing due…

The Importance of Group Rights and Facilitating Helpful Discussions

The Importance of Group Rights and Facilitating Helpful Discussions

In a lot of academic and professional scenarios, there will be times when you have to run meetings, discussions, or hold presentations. In order for…

Here’s Why You Should Take First-Year-Only Courses in College

Here’s Why You Should Take First-Year-Only Courses in College

At many colleges and universities, first-year students are required or given the option to take first-year-only courses, like writing courses and seminars. These courses are…

Considering Shadow-Grading: The Benefits of Mandatory Pass/Fail Classes Your First Semester of College

Considering Shadow-Grading: The Benefits of Mandatory Pass/Fail Classes Your First Semester of College

The transition from high school to college is difficult, and a fixation on grades may make the transition more unpleasant. Often times, students are moving…

Why Taking All of the AP Exams Doesn’t Matter

Why Taking All of the AP Exams Doesn’t Matter

In high school, college-bound students are bombarded by upperclassmen, teachers, parents, and counselors to take as many AP Classes and AP Exams as possible. While,…

A Candid Conversation About Financial Aid

A Candid Conversation About Financial Aid

Financial aid forms, offices, workers, and buildings are ridiculously scary and confusing. Most people don’t know what forms they need to fill out to receive…

Overloading on SAT and ACT Exams: Good or Bad?

Overloading on SAT and ACT Exams: Good or Bad?

Most high school students understand the pressure placed on them to obtain high grades, leadership positions, and good test scores. These are all, undoubtedly, imperative…

Everything You Need to Know About the Seven Sisters Schools

Everything You Need to Know About the Seven Sisters Schools

The Seven Sisters, a collection of intense women’s colleges, formed when all of the Ivy Leagues were male-only institutions. These colleges were created with the…

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