Op-Ed: Making Undergraduate Education a Top Priority

Op-Ed: Making Undergraduate Education a Top Priority

I serve as an ambassador in the Villanova Office of Admissions, and particularly around this time of year, prospective families love asking me – what…

Op-Ed: Bernie’s College Supporters

Op-Ed: Bernie’s College Supporters

By now we are all fully aware that election season is in full swing – and that among college age voters like myself, Bernie Sanders…

Op-Ed: When It Gets Political

Op-Ed: When It Gets Political

Beyoncé gets political at the Super Bowl! The headline is cranked out by nearly every news source imaginable, usually with a tinge of outrage or…

Op-Ed: A Different Perspective on Safe Spaces

Op-Ed: A Different Perspective on Safe Spaces

Campus protests and student activism have been the targets of intense criticism from news sources including US News, The Atlantic, and more in the months…

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…

Candy Leftover from Halloween: Your Past’s Place in College

Candy Leftover from Halloween: Your Past’s Place in College

A little less than a year ago, I sat down with three of my best friends from college for one of our casual dorm room…

5 Awesome Philosophy Lessons I Learned in “The Big Lebowski”

5 Awesome Philosophy Lessons I Learned in “The Big Lebowski”

Every movie is touched with at least a hint of philosophy – be it specific philosophical references and allusions or the own personal philosophies of…

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…

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