TP’s Ultimate Guide to Starting Your College Process During Summer

TP’s Ultimate Guide to Starting Your College Process During Summer

If you go to any website, blog, or forum about college, you’ll see it: a carefully-crafted list of schools that an applicant will apply to…

To Pre-Orientation or Not to Pre-Orientation?

To Pre-Orientation or Not to Pre-Orientation?

Welcome to college, Class of 2018! No doubt you are gearing up for the new school year by shopping for your dorm room, eagerly looking…

A Reflection: What It Means to Study Abroad

A Reflection: What It Means to Study Abroad

How often is it that your college offers you an all-expenses-paid trip to Costa Rica for spring break? No, not a vacation. A study abroad!…

Op-Ed: The Isla Vista Shooting and the Dangers of White Privilege

Op-Ed: The Isla Vista Shooting and the Dangers of White Privilege

Note: I will not be mentioning the name of the perpetrator of the Isla Vista shootings. He’s a household name already, and I don’t want…

The 11 Best Educational Podcasts

The 11 Best Educational Podcasts

I love learning, therefore I love podcasts. Seriously, though. It seems like there is one for any subject I am interested in; I’m addicted, and…

College From Your Dorm Room Bed: Is Skipping Lecture Worth It?

College From Your Dorm Room Bed: Is Skipping Lecture Worth It?

For many people, it is an ongoing struggle: is it worth it to go to a lecture today? Though the thought ran through our heads…

3 Ways That Studying in College Differs from in High School

3 Ways That Studying in College Differs from in High School

You have heard the story before: the overwhelmed college student, staring at a mountain of textbooks in the middle of the night, pulling his or…

Your AP Teacher Sucks…Now What?

Your AP Teacher Sucks…Now What?

I will never forget the day my AP U.S. Government teacher insisted that September 11th happened on September 1st, 2001. Our class was taking a…

TP’s 12 Days of College Apps: Reflections on Four Years of College Confidential

TP’s 12 Days of College Apps: Reflections on Four Years of College Confidential

Welcome to TP’s 12 Days of College Apps series, where we’ll be helping you out with your most pressing college app questions during the remaining…

7 Ways to Be a Bad Prospective Student

7 Ways to Be a Bad Prospective Student

Prospective students, also affectionately known as “prospies” or “prefrosh”, are high school students checking out a college that they may potentially apply to. Prospies are…

Reflections of a Non-Partier at a Party School

Reflections of a Non-Partier at a Party School

I sat in the back Campus Safety vehicle, squinting, not being able to see anything in the distance. My astigmatism was getting in the way;…

Op-Ed: College Rankings Are Dangerous

Op-Ed: College Rankings Are Dangerous

I’m going to be frank: I have a major issue with college rankings. I used to just be irritated by them; the thought that I…

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