7 Things Your College Tour Guide Wishes You Knew

7 Things Your College Tour Guide Wishes You Knew

I have been fortunate enough to have the experience of being a tour guide for my college. With this experience has come everything from amazing…

Dealing with Acne in High School

Dealing with Acne in High School

Your acne doesn’t make you ugly. And although it may not seem like it, everyone struggles with bad skin at some point in their lives….

Op-Ed: Dealing With Territorial Disputes in High School

Op-Ed: Dealing With Territorial Disputes in High School

“I’m sorry, you can’t do that. That’s my thing.” Sound familiar? I’ve been on both ends of the spectrum when it comes to territorial disputes…

What I Learned About the Media’s Portrayal of Relationships from a 1954 Film

What I Learned About the Media’s Portrayal of Relationships from a 1954 Film

(WARNING! Some spoilers ahead if you haven’t seen the film.) In the 1954 film Student Prince, directed by Richard Thorpe, a German prince named Karl…

Your Quick Guide to What You Should Be Doing for College Apps During the Summer

Your Quick Guide to What You Should Be Doing for College Apps During the Summer

The summer before senior year is the countdown. The time is ticking until the CommonApp comes out on August 1st, the SAT is taken in…

5 Things All Seniors Need to Do for Financial Aid Now

5 Things All Seniors Need to Do for Financial Aid Now

This summer for seniors marks the beginning of their journey to college (after all those standardized tests and AP exams). It’s the time to figure…

The Problematic Side of “Gilmore Girls”

The Problematic Side of “Gilmore Girls”

Before I discovered Gilmore Girls, I had absolutely nothing to warn me against the bad habit of basing my perceptions of my own life on…

7 Things You’ll Miss About Home While at College

7 Things You’ll Miss About Home While at College

You’ve gotten through the four year grind of high school, of taking buses from that bus stop down the street from your house to your…

TP’s Fun Visual Guide to Getting into College

TP’s Fun Visual Guide to Getting into College

By Cathy Yang Feeling left out as all your senior friends get acceptances from fantastic schools? Feeling stressed out as you start to look at…

How to Compare Financial Aid Packages

How to Compare Financial Aid Packages

You got into college! This is exciting! It might be your dream school, a safety, or any other school but you’ve found out you got…

How to Take Advantage of Your College Tours

How to Take Advantage of Your College Tours

It’s that time of year (I’m a tour guide, I know). It’s the time when thousands of prospective and admitted students flood college campuses, wide-eyed…

How My Bridge Year Changed My Perspective on College Admissions

How My Bridge Year Changed My Perspective on College Admissions

The article is in partnership with Global Citizen Year. Learn about their plethora of awesome gap year programs and apply! By Aitran Doan, Stanford University (Ecuador 2014) A week after…

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