How to Look for Socioeconomically Diverse Campuses

How to Look for Socioeconomically Diverse Campuses

When checking out rankings and researching school qualities, socioeconomic diversity might not be a priority consideration for most prospective students. But in reality, it can…

A Survival Guide for Staying on Campus During School Breaks

A Survival Guide for Staying on Campus During School Breaks

For those who moved far away or college, live abroad, or simply won’t be able to make it back home for school breaks, it’s tough…

7 Things You Realize During the Transition to Sophomore Year

7 Things You Realize During the Transition to Sophomore Year

During freshman year, everything is new and unfamiliar and daunting. Those first few weeks are a crash course into living with hundreds of other college…

How to Receive a Glowing Recommendation Letter

How to Receive a Glowing Recommendation Letter

The whole business of recommendation letters can be pretty intimidating. What if they say no? What if they remember the C+ I got on the…

A Guide to Making Office Hours Less Intimidating in College

A Guide to Making Office Hours Less Intimidating in College

Everybody will tell you to go to office hours; it’s one of the golden rules of getting the most out of your education. But it…

7 Simple Dorm Room Cleaning Hacks

7 Simple Dorm Room Cleaning Hacks

Living away from the influence of parents can be liberating, but it’s not always for the best. Rooms can quickly become pigsties without the constant…

How to Navigate Discussion-Based College Classes

How to Navigate Discussion-Based College Classes

When many people think of college classes, they envision a huge lecture hall with a professor speaking into a microphone and flipping through a Powerpoint….

TP’s Quick Guide to Packing Up for College

TP’s Quick Guide to Packing Up for College

For many rising freshmen, this fall is the first time you will experience the adult life of living separately from parental supervision. It’s a tough…

The TP Staff’s Summer Picks for Your Reading List

The TP Staff’s Summer Picks for Your Reading List

Many will agree that one of the worst parts about college is that there is very little time for leisure reading. Between several problem sets,…

How Can You Get Your College Acceptance Rescinded?

How Can You Get Your College Acceptance Rescinded?

Nothing can kill your “I’m a graduated senior” summer vibes quite like getting your admission offer withdrawn from your future college. It’s the part of…

An Organizing Enthusiast’s Definitive Guide to Note-Taking

An Organizing Enthusiast’s Definitive Guide to Note-Taking

Ben Casnocha mentions that in a room full of young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs being addressed by Mark Zuckerberg, the two people taking notes were also…

Admissions Fact or Fiction: Yield Protection (aka Tufts Syndrome)

Admissions Fact or Fiction: Yield Protection (aka Tufts Syndrome)

Admissions decisions are out in the world and reactions range from elated to disappointed to angry. One reaction response you might have heard is, “Oh,…

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