3 Books Every Pre-Health Student Should Read

3 Books Every Pre-Health Student Should Read

Dear future doctors: As a pre-health student, I (among several others) often feel that pre-health courses aren’t adequately preparing me for the long journey to…

Exploravision: An Alternative to Science Fair

Exploravision: An Alternative to Science Fair

One year in high school, instead of competing in the usual science fair (typically involving the Intel Science and Engineering Fair through a series of…

5 Study Strategies That Actually Work

5 Study Strategies That Actually Work

One of my teachers always used to say that teaching is the best way to learn. To me, that made absolutely no sense until I…

5 Steps to Getting a Great Letter of Recommendation

5 Steps to Getting a Great Letter of Recommendation

The difference between a great letter of recommendation for college and just a good or mediocre one comes down to the relationship between the student…

A Breakdown of the AP Biology Exam

A Breakdown of the AP Biology Exam

A lot of high school students interested in science may have the opportunity to take AP Biology, an interesting but tough course. AP Biology is…

How Extracurriculars Work in College versus High School

How Extracurriculars Work in College versus High School

Although grade point averages and test scores are highly emphasized in college admissions, high school extracurriculars are what really give you dimension on paper. Your…

How to Handle an Interview at Your Dream College

How to Handle an Interview at Your Dream College

Editor’s Note: Freaked out about the admissions process in general (as well as how to have a stellar interview at your dream college)? Check out…

Freshman Year of College: Dealing with the Senioritis Hangover

Freshman Year of College: Dealing with the Senioritis Hangover

Senioritis: that thing that preys on high schoolers in their last few months of high school after about three and a half years of blood,…

Peer Health Exchange: Transforming Teen Health Education

Peer Health Exchange: Transforming Teen Health Education

As a high school student living in a pretty privileged area around DC, I can say that many of my peers (including myself, many times),…

Evernote: A Productivity App To Save Your Academic Life

Evernote: A Productivity App To Save Your Academic Life

It’s almost the first day of classes and you’re confident that this will finally be the year that you start and stay organized. Your planner will…

What You Need to Know If You’re Preparing Early for the SATs

What You Need to Know If You’re Preparing Early for the SATs

Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for students as young as those in middle school to begin preparing for the SAT for several reasons. Enrichment programs like…

Educating Yourself on Yourself

Educating Yourself on Yourself

We all know that high school’s a tough time. Between dealing with the six AP courses you’ve regrettably signed up for, your angsty teenage friends,…

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