Evaluating My College Decision Four Years Later

Evaluating My College Decision Four Years Later

By the time this is posted, I will be less than a month from college graduation. I loved college. My four years at The College…

The 2 Kinds of College Rejections (and How to Manage Them)

The 2 Kinds of College Rejections (and How to Manage Them)

There are two kinds of rejections: those that sting, and those that burn. It’s inevitable, and it’s a part of life. We all end up…

7 Ways Students Can Get More (and Better!) Sleep

7 Ways Students Can Get More (and Better!) Sleep

The National Sleep Foundation recommends that young adults get between 7 and 9 hours of sleep a night, and no fewer than 6. Sounds like…

Avoiding Noise: How to Make Your Own College Decisions

Avoiding Noise: How to Make Your Own College Decisions

Raise your hand if someone has tried to influence your college decision. You can put your hand down now, but give anyone else you see…

How to Use Facebook as a College Search Tool

How to Use Facebook as a College Search Tool

The incoming freshman Facebook group. It’s a place to get hyped, spread some school love, and meet your potential future classmates. It also can be…

Why You Should Never Trash Your Safety School

Why You Should Never Trash Your Safety School

My senior year of high school I had an eye-opening experience. I went to the info session for a small private school in Pennsylvania that…

A Bad Thing You’re Doing in Your College Apps (& Might Not Know It)

A Bad Thing You’re Doing in Your College Apps (& Might Not Know It)

“Ugh I’m really terrible at it.” “I’m really not that good.” “I could be better.” “I just suck.” Self-deprecation: It’s a bad habit that’s built…

10 Things to Take Stock of Over Winter Break

10 Things to Take Stock of Over Winter Break

I’m not a big believer in “New Year’s Resolutions.” I think they’re nice in theory, but they’re often vague, and they’re extremely difficult to follow….

Stress Baking: The Stress Reducer You Need to Try

Stress Baking: The Stress Reducer You Need to Try

One of the most important things you can do to ensure you have a successful  college application career is learning how to manage stress. Applying…

5 Commuter Student Hacks

5 Commuter Student Hacks

This year I took the plunge into becoming a commuter student. You can be commuting 5 minutes or 45, but major life changes happen when…

Op-Ed: Go Off the Beaten Path To Forge Your Own

Op-Ed: Go Off the Beaten Path To Forge Your Own

College is about expanding your horizons, learning, growing, becoming a new you. So why is it that your guidance counselor gives you a list of…

Screw Brand Loyalty: Use Every Standardized Test Practice Book

Screw Brand Loyalty: Use Every Standardized Test Practice Book

One of the biggest questions everyone asks when they’re getting ready to start standardized test prepping is, what book should I use? There are dozens of…

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