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…

Americorps: The Ultimate Alternative Education Experience
Alternative Education

Americorps: The Ultimate Alternative Education Experience

In today’s world, college-aged students are wanting to get more and more involved with world issues. College is a great place to stimulate intellectual and…

The Escape from High School ‘Tunnel Vision’
In Perspective

The Escape from High School ‘Tunnel Vision’

A couple days ago, my friend who recently graduated from high school Facebooked (yes, I just used ‘Facebook’ as a verb) me and asked what…

My Education in Panama
In Perspective

My Education in Panama

There are so many differences between my high school in the country of Panama, where I grew up, and the United States, where I now…

Graduating Early: The Three-Year Option
Alternative Education

Graduating Early: The Three-Year Option

As a freshman in college, I realized I have a lot of friends – engineering majors and the like – who aren’t graduating in four…

Op-Ed: Grades…Bleh
In Perspective

Op-Ed: Grades…Bleh

Some teacher somewhere is about to tear his/her hair out by the title of this op-ed but HEAR ME OUT: IT IS NOT THE FAULT…

Desert Bound: My Gap Year in Arizona
Adventures of Gap Year Hooligans

Desert Bound: My Gap Year in Arizona

I originally had big plans to study political science at a prestigious university in Washington, D.C. starting in the Fall of 2012, and I wasn’t…

Senior Wills, Won’ts, and Regrets (Class of 2013 Edition)
In Perspective

Senior Wills, Won’ts, and Regrets (Class of 2013 Edition)

As high school draws to a close, it is only natural to look back on the last four years and think about the things you’ll…

Leaving the Comfort Zone: Emily’s Year of Theatre in London
Adventures of Gap Year Hooligans

Leaving the Comfort Zone: Emily’s Year of Theatre in London

My sister Emily Feinstein insisted she never wanted to go abroad. Loudly. Often. Whenever our parents brought it up. “I love Barnard College so much…

Putting Pins in the Map: Jason’s Gap Year
Adventures of Gap Year Hooligans

Putting Pins in the Map: Jason’s Gap Year

A year of spontaneity and travel took Jason Tangson on an adventure of epic proportions. Jason first heard about the gap year option from a…

The Prospect’s Lili Borland on HuffPost Live
Alternative Education

The Prospect’s Lili Borland on HuffPost Live

Exciting news, prospies! The Prospect’s own Lili Borland was a guest on the Huffington Post’s HuffPost Live section. Their staff is covering different college life…

A World Outside the SATs: Cheers to the GCSEs and A-Levels
In Perspective

A World Outside the SATs: Cheers to the GCSEs and A-Levels

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…

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