Mythbusting High School Advice
Life

Mythbusting High School Advice

Over the years, we students accumulate the pearls of wisdom our predecessors pass onto us. Whether it is “take Honors Bio freshman year – it’s…

When the Baristas Start to Recognize You: A GIFs Piece
Life

When the Baristas Start to Recognize You: A GIFs Piece

So, a new school year is once again upon us and you may find yourself facing an uncomfortable reality: between your soccer practices, your shifts…

Lessons Learned from Junior Year
Life

Lessons Learned from Junior Year

As a rising senior, I’ve never been more glad that a school year has ended. Junior year was truly the proverbial roller coaster; it had…

In Defense of Summer Camp
Life

In Defense of Summer Camp

Chances are you, the reader, have some sort of extracurricular activity lined up over summer. Whether it is an internship, a research project, volunteering, or…

What Makes High School So High School?
Life

What Makes High School So High School?

My school is a high school/middle school combo, so I sometimes run into middle schoolers and they ask, “What is high school like?” It’s funny…

Oh Look, Sunshine: 5 Ways Not to Become an Internet Zombie This Summer
Life

Oh Look, Sunshine: 5 Ways Not to Become an Internet Zombie This Summer

Summer begins, and everyone gets excited about going to the beach or hanging out with friends…for the first week. Then, many of us turn into…

TP Does Puberty: The Awkwardness of Middle School
Life

TP Does Puberty: The Awkwardness of Middle School

Ahhh middle school: the years of braces, side bangs, crimped hair, and embarrassing stories. As the years progress and we begin to reach adulthood, our…

Op-Ed: “What ARE You?”
Life

Op-Ed: “What ARE You?”

Whenever I meet a lot of new people, I inevitably get this question: “What are you?” It’s a misleading question because the asker isn’t interested in…

Subway Small Talk with an Admissions Officer
Life

Subway Small Talk with an Admissions Officer

Junior year is, in essence, 180 days of unnecessary stress and torture made intensified by the threat of standardized testing. So naturally, after my last…

TP Staff Weighs In: Must-Watch Summer TV Shows
Life

TP Staff Weighs In: Must-Watch Summer TV Shows

We at The Prospect like to have fun too, you know. We don’t just sit around looking up college admissions stats and writing lovely articles…

The Summer Series: Your Summer Playlist
Life

The Summer Series: Your Summer Playlist

Any great adventure requires a killer soundtrack. Summer is no different – it’s the season where we students finally take a deep breath and let…

The Tipping Point: How Stress Can Make Life Totally Suck (and How To Kick It in the Butt!)
Life

The Tipping Point: How Stress Can Make Life Totally Suck (and How To Kick It in the Butt!)

“What’s stressing you?” It’s a question everyone around you seems to ask. “Everything,” you want to reply. As if being a full-time student and having…

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

1 2 18 19 20