If College Didn’t Exist…

If College Didn’t Exist…

A few months ago someone asked me what I would do if I couldn’t go to college – what I’d do if college simply didn’t…

Handling Nostalgia as a College Freshman

Handling Nostalgia as a College Freshman

For many college freshmen, myself included, the first semester is a nostalgia-ridden affair. After the excitement of the first few weeks passes and you begin…

What Lies at the Heart of AP Classes?

What Lies at the Heart of AP Classes?

In November 2012, Dartmouth College faculty voted to implement a change in the school’s AP policy. Starting in 2014, the Ivy League institution would no…

I Swear There’s a Difference: Alumni Interviews Versus Scholarship Interviews

I Swear There’s a Difference: Alumni Interviews Versus Scholarship Interviews

As you submit your applications this fall, the chances are, you’ll be applying to at least one school that includes an alumni interview as a…

5 Awesome Uses for Your Dorm White Board

5 Awesome Uses for Your Dorm White Board

As is custom for many college students living in standard dorm rooms, my roommate and I have strategically placed a dry-erase board directly to the…

Your Plan for Success: Don’t Have a Plan

Your Plan for Success: Don’t Have a Plan

So what are you majoring in? What do you want to be? What do you want to do with your life? If you’re in high…

An Arbitrary List of the 5 Most Beautiful College Campuses in New England

An Arbitrary List of the 5 Most Beautiful College Campuses in New England

One factor used by virtually everyone in the formulation of a college list is beauty, or campus aesthetics. I don’t care who you are; everyone…

Hidden Gems: Ivy League Lectures Scattered Across the Internet

Hidden Gems: Ivy League Lectures Scattered Across the Internet

When I applied to Yale last fall, I couldn’t help but daydream about the minute possibility of me getting in. I would view the list…

When To Stop Retaking The SAT: Do The Extra 50 Points Really Matter?

When To Stop Retaking The SAT: Do The Extra 50 Points Really Matter?

“When should I stop retaking the SAT?” It’s a question asked by many college-obsessed high school students, and a question unable to be definitively answered…

Music Memory: The Power of Playlists

Music Memory: The Power of Playlists

You have at least four years coming up that are going to be ripe with opportunity, especially the chance to make some lasting memories. You’re…

The Game of Chance: Why Applying to 17 Colleges Isn’t Totally Insane

The Game of Chance: Why Applying to 17 Colleges Isn’t Totally Insane

We’ve all been given the spiel – the one about how crucial it is to find a school where you’ll be happy, since you’re going…

Thank You Notes: Write Them for Goodness Sake!

Thank You Notes: Write Them for Goodness Sake!

Ahh, the end of senior year: time to sit back, relax, let ‘em hate and watch the (scholarship) money pile up. But please, while you’re…

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