9 Things People with Foreign Accents Are Tired of Hearing
In Perspective

9 Things People with Foreign Accents Are Tired of Hearing

After spending over a year in a place where instead of saying “hasta luego,” people say “see you later,” I’ve seen a pattern when it…

A World Outside the SATs: Meet Brazil’s ENEM
In Perspective

A World Outside the SATs: Meet Brazil’s ENEM

The SATs: Whether it is the reasoning test or the subject tests, the College Board SATs are generally negatively viewed by most American high school…

The Unwritten Rules to Studying in High School Versus College
In Perspective

The Unwritten Rules to Studying in High School Versus College

Let’s get down to business. I like to think that I worked hard in high school: I was that girl in high school, got the…

“I Wish I Didn’t Have to Sleep” and 10 Other Ridiculous Things Said in First Semester
In Perspective

“I Wish I Didn’t Have to Sleep” and 10 Other Ridiculous Things Said in First Semester

Hats off to you, class of 2017 college students! A year ago, we were waiting on ED/EA decisions, writing application essays, cursing the Common App…today,…

3 Celebrities Who Put Education First
In Perspective

3 Celebrities Who Put Education First

More often than not, you often hear about young celebrities, such as Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber, talking about putting off college to focus on…

A Short Lesson on Happiness
In Perspective

A Short Lesson on Happiness

It was my junior year of high school, and I just could not understand that no matter how much I tried everything seemed to be…

Commercialized Mass(culine) Appeal
In Perspective

Commercialized Mass(culine) Appeal

It is a commonly known fact that in the American culture, sex sells. Print media advertisements and television advertisements utilize the shock and awe factor…

7 Lessons I Learned in the Middle of the Rainforest
In Perspective

7 Lessons I Learned in the Middle of the Rainforest

I will probably never use organic chemistry again in my life, and I’m sure I’ll never need to know what enzyme catalyzes the reaction that…

Letter to My Fourteen-Year-Old Brother
In Perspective

Letter to My Fourteen-Year-Old Brother

Dear Juan Jo: Whenever anyone asks what the happiest day of my life was, I always say it was the day you were born. I…

Op-Ed: Petite, Female, Minority; Stereotypes Exist and You Can’t Tell Me Otherwise
In Perspective

Op-Ed: Petite, Female, Minority; Stereotypes Exist and You Can’t Tell Me Otherwise

I hear the following lines several times in multiple variations: “Are you sure you can handle that?” “Oh, look at you being all on top…

Lessons Learned from Senior Year
In Perspective

Lessons Learned from Senior Year

Last week, TP editorial intern Tisya Mavuram gave our rising junior readers a primer on how the handle the (in)famous junior year, and it only…

Op-Ed: The Growing Case Against Affirmative Action
In Perspective

Op-Ed: The Growing Case Against Affirmative Action

This is the second op-ed discussing Affirmative Action and what it means to students. Read co-founder Steven Gu’s post here. On June 24th, the Supreme Court…

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