What to Expect from Fly-In Programs

What to Expect from Fly-In Programs

College visits and overnights are an essential component of the “prospie” experience. It’s the easiest way to get an accurate feel for a school before…

Should the Government Standardize Financial Aid Letters?

Should the Government Standardize Financial Aid Letters?

When you opened your first financial aid award letter, did you experience confusion at what it all meant? Furthermore, when comparing several financial aid award…

What I Learned from Turning Down My Dream College

What I Learned from Turning Down My Dream College

You know what’s worse than getting a rejection from your “dream school”? Getting waitlisted. It seems dumb, I know, but for some reason the uncertain…

7 Icebreakers for Any Group

7 Icebreakers for Any Group

It’s always a little awkward getting to know people the first few days of anything new. Most people are not yet comfortable and remain in their…

Memories, Regrets, and Hopes of a Graduating Senior

Memories, Regrets, and Hopes of a Graduating Senior

Warning: Extreme nostalgia and wistfulness ahead. From sadness to elation, soon-to-be graduating seniors all over the country are probably experiencing the gamut of emotions right…

Op-Ed: The Friend Zone and Other Myths

Op-Ed: The Friend Zone and Other Myths

Ah, the friend zone. That relationship limbo in which you’re not quite friends and not exactly romantically engaged and there’s that blasted platonic boundary keeping…

Best Friends…Different Choices?

Best Friends…Different Choices?

Embryo buddies, sandbox besties, platonic soul mates, biffles for liffles, whatever you prefer to call it, many people share that special relationship that defies the…

20 Fantastic Academic Resources to Teach Yo’self in Every Subject

20 Fantastic Academic Resources to Teach Yo’self in Every Subject

Most high school students are very familiar with those teachers who just don’t teach. As the year passes by, many people deal with an impending…

Op-Ed: The Psychology Behind the Cheating Culture

Op-Ed: The Psychology Behind the Cheating Culture

Last week, I received answers to an Econ test that I didn’t even ask for. The week before that, I saw a few of my…

Op-Ed: School Pep Isn’t So Bad

Op-Ed: School Pep Isn’t So Bad

Pep rallies, homecoming games, and school rivalries. Ah, smells like teen spirit. While some high school students gladly embrace school spirit with enthusiasm and fervor,…

All in a Day’s Work: How to Be an Effective Club Officer

All in a Day’s Work: How to Be an Effective Club Officer

From community service clubs to culture clubs to obscure hobby clubs devoted to World of Warcraft or the likes, clubs constitute a huge part of…

Op-Ed: Ignorance Is Not Bliss; Know Your Current Events

Op-Ed: Ignorance Is Not Bliss; Know Your Current Events

Edward Snowden? Syria? Government shutdown? Hopefully, all of these things ring a bell, because these are some of the biggest political and social topics that…

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