How to Eat Awesome Food in College Regardless of Your Meal Plan or Class Year

How to Eat Awesome Food in College Regardless of Your Meal Plan or Class Year

Rubbery eggs. Stale, limp lettuce. Questionably cooked meat. College dining halls are a step-up from high school cafeterias, but only by so much. Most are…

Volunteering in College: An Education Beyond Your Textbooks

Volunteering in College: An Education Beyond Your Textbooks

In college, you’re going to be very busy, probably the busiest you’ve ever been in your life. Between classes, club activities and obligations, your booming…

What AP Tests Actually Mean for College

What AP Tests Actually Mean for College

In high school, if they’re offered, there can be a lot of pressure to take AP classes. Friends, counselors, teachers, even your parents might be…

How to Make a Long-Distance Relationship Work in College

How to Make a Long-Distance Relationship Work in College

Long distance relationships (LDR’s) are difficult at any age. In college, when most people are just finding themselves amidst a sea of academic and social…

How to Find a Part-Time Job in College That Isn’t Work-Study

How to Find a Part-Time Job in College That Isn’t Work-Study

Balancing a part-time job with academics in college is tricky and can be very stressful, but it is surprisingly common, even among those who are…

The What and When of SAT II Subject Tests

The What and When of SAT II Subject Tests

While taking the SAT I seems hardly straight forward, it is compared to its lesser-known cousins, the SAT II’s or SAT Subject Tests.  The SAT…

How to Make a Responsible College Choice in High School

How to Make a Responsible College Choice in High School

Most high school students apply to more than one college or university, and getting into more than one can leave you with some tough decisions…

Here’s What You Need to Know to Make the Most of Your College Admissions Interview

Here’s What You Need to Know to Make the Most of Your College Admissions Interview

It’s such a great rush of relief to submit that last college application, but your work may not be done quite yet. Some colleges, and…

What to Expect as an Out-of-State Student

What to Expect as an Out-of-State Student

College is often as terrifying as it is exciting. You’re faced with so much new all at once—-new room, new teachers, new friends, new responsibilities….

Tackling Both AP English Exams: Don’t Be the Tragic Hero

Tackling Both AP English Exams: Don’t Be the Tragic Hero

Taking AP English in high school, either Language and Composition or Literature and Composition, seems like a great idea until you take that first practice…

An EA Applicant’s Story: Should I Apply Early?

An EA Applicant’s Story: Should I Apply Early?

On top of all of the seemingly monumental choices you are suddenly faced with as a high school senior wading into the college pool, you…

How to Conquer “The List”: Keeping Your Options Open and Your Sanity Intact

How to Conquer “The List”: Keeping Your Options Open and Your Sanity Intact

How many colleges should I apply to? Should I reach beyond my comfort zone? Should I include “safeties”? What IS a “safety” for me? If…

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