The Secret to Choosing the Right College

The Secret to Choosing the Right College

The single most stressful part of spring semester senior year was making my final college decision–picking the “right college.” I’d gotten into eight schools and…

Op-Ed: Is There Really No Such Thing as Free College?

Op-Ed: Is There Really No Such Thing as Free College?

Disclaimer: The Prospect does not endorse any political candidates. Just throwing out some ideas. If you’ve been keeping up with this presidential election, you know…

Op-Ed: Let’s Talk About Those Pro-Rape Rallies

Op-Ed: Let’s Talk About Those Pro-Rape Rallies

Author’s note: This article discusses sexual assault. First, the facts. A few weeks ago, I saw Facebook friends share a link to a list of locations to…

7 Things More Important Than Where You Get Into College

7 Things More Important Than Where You Get Into College

Maybe you’re waiting for a decision from your dream school, or maybe you’ve been rejected and are, as we speak, buying a plane ticket to…

How Many Students Loans Are Too Many Student Loans?

How Many Students Loans Are Too Many Student Loans?

Possibly the single biggest factor in deciding which college to attend is price. It doesn’t matter how small the classes are, or how many research…

How Much Is College Actually Worth?

How Much Is College Actually Worth?

A common criticism of college rankings is this: the U.S. News & World Report’s list of “best colleges” doesn’t mean anything. Literally nothing. We don’t know what exactly is factored…

3 Tips for Dealing With Imposter Syndrome in College

3 Tips for Dealing With Imposter Syndrome in College

Because you’re reading TP, I’m going to go ahead and make a few assumptions: First, you’re either a college student or college-bound. Second, you’re highly-motivated…

3 Things Not to Say When Your Classmates Get College Decisions

3 Things Not to Say When Your Classmates Get College Decisions

It is well-known that on this day in 1776, Paul Revere rode through Massachusetts yelling, “Decisions are coming! Decisions are coming!” Okay, that’s a lie….

5 College Essay Writing Tips From Professional Authors

5 College Essay Writing Tips From Professional Authors

The worst part about writing a college admissions essay is that you just aren’t prepared for it in school. The vast majority of high school…

Here’s What You Need to Know About Fellowships

Here’s What You Need to Know About Fellowships

As your parents are probably fond of reminding you, money isn’t free–but with good grades, demonstrated leadership, extracurricular involvement, and the time to fill out…

What Do You Actually Learn in College?

What Do You Actually Learn in College?

Let’s get the obvious out of the way: In college, yes, you learn things like math and economics and how to construct logical arguments BS for…

Guide to the Dingle Life: When Your Double Room Doesn’t Come With a Roommate

Guide to the Dingle Life: When Your Double Room Doesn’t Come With a Roommate

To answer your first question, no, that’s not a typo, and if you’re looking for an article about being single, you came to the wrong…

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