The Hidden Costs of Financial Aid

The Hidden Costs of Financial Aid

Be it public or private, tt is a pretty well-known fact that college is expensive – really expensive. To build upon that issue, it is…

Turn Up for What: 5 Ways to Have Fun without the Partying

Turn Up for What: 5 Ways to Have Fun without the Partying

Yes, that is right. The title does read, “turn up for what.” (And yes, I know it is supposed to be “turn down for what”) Unlike what much of…

3 Tips to Keep You Sane During College App Season

3 Tips to Keep You Sane During College App Season

So now that you finally narrowed down your list of colleges to some schools you actually care about, what do you do? Time to write…

How to Deal: Getting Accepted Off a College Waitlist

How to Deal: Getting Accepted Off a College Waitlist

Colleges don’t just accept or reject people nowadays; they “waitlist” people as well. Depending on the college, some of the lists can be massive and…

Jenny’s Story: My College Journey to the University of Pennsylvania

Jenny’s Story: My College Journey to the University of Pennsylvania

College was always in the back of my mind while I was growing up. As the daughter of Chinese immigrants, my parents always emphasized the importance…

What to Do When You’re “Unemployed” for the Summer

What to Do When You’re “Unemployed” for the Summer

DISCLAIMER: Contrary to the title, you are technically not part of the labor force (since you are “institutionalized” because you are in school), and therefore…

SYFI: Senior Year F*** It

SYFI: Senior Year F*** It

“Man, I have that project due next week… SYFI.” “Maybe I should study for that test… nah, SYFI.” No, SYFI is not a misspelling of…

4 Reasons Why You Should Continue Keeping Up With the Extracurriculars

4 Reasons Why You Should Continue Keeping Up With the Extracurriculars

What we would all give to lead lavish lives like those of the Kardashian family – taking selfies (all day, every day), duck-facing, writing a…

4 Reasons Why You Should Take a Study Hall

4 Reasons Why You Should Take a Study Hall

There are many stereotypes surrounding students who voluntarily choose to take a study hall. They are typically seen as underachievers and total slackers. They are…

6 Tips On How to Shop Smart(ly)

6 Tips On How to Shop Smart(ly)

With the arrival of spring, it’s time to pack away those sweaters and long underwear and bust out short-sleeves and skirts! However, you may or may…

6 Tips for Getting Awesome Teacher Recommendations

6 Tips for Getting Awesome Teacher Recommendations

It’s that time of year again: juniors’-college-app-freak-out time. It’s the time when juniors realize that they must apply to colleges next year – the horror!…

4 Ways to Deal with “Are-We-Together-or-Just-Really-Good-Friends?” Relationships

4 Ways to Deal with “Are-We-Together-or-Just-Really-Good-Friends?” Relationships

High school is already quite stressful in it of itself with homework, jobs, and extracurricular activities. Of course, as if that isn’t enough, high school…

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