From ‘Subway’ to Pool Boy: How To Find a Summer Job
Summer Prep

From ‘Subway’ to Pool Boy: How To Find a Summer Job

Getting my work permit once I turned sixteen was one of the most exciting moments for me in high school. That little paper meant I…

The Real College Checklist: Debunking the “Small Student Body Size” Myth
The Real College Checklist

The Real College Checklist: Debunking the “Small Student Body Size” Myth

“Oh my gosh! Wesleyan has only 3,000 students?! That’s so small! You must know everyone!” I get this from everybody: formers peers, friends, family members,…

The Junior Year Slump: 5 Other Remedies Besides Caffeine and Self-Pity
The Toolbox

The Junior Year Slump: 5 Other Remedies Besides Caffeine and Self-Pity

“Well, crap,” I thought to myself as I walked into my first period my junior year wearing one bright yellow shoe on my left foot…

The Real College Checklist: Where Doth One Partaaaay?
The Real College Checklist

The Real College Checklist: Where Doth One Partaaaay?

Welcome to The Prospect’s latest series to help you stop being a confused motherfudger staring blankly at all those acceptance letters. Yeah, did you seriously…

The 3 Types of College Interviews and How to Be a Rockstar at All of Them
Search and Selection

The 3 Types of College Interviews and How to Be a Rockstar at All of Them

As the next admissions season comes, many colleges and universities have already started their interview processes. While interviews are often portrayed as nerve-wracking, intense interrogations…

SkyDrive: A Student’s Best Friend
The Toolbox

SkyDrive: A Student’s Best Friend

This online service was an academic lifesaver. Literally. We discovered each other when both Hurricane Sandy hit my campus and my laptop crashed. Having three…

Leave Behind Those Sticks and Stones
The Toolbox

Leave Behind Those Sticks and Stones

Today was not a day I expected for my heart to be wrenched open by a video. Today was a day for midterm studying, for…

The Do’s and Don’t’s of College Facebook Groups (or, “How to Not Be ‘That’ Kid on the Internet”)
The Toolbox

The Do’s and Don’t’s of College Facebook Groups (or, “How to Not Be ‘That’ Kid on the Internet”)

Well, you’ve gotten into the college of your dreams, despite that B minus in Chemistry and a strange/super meta essay about your dog. Now what?…

6 Super Motivating/Ridiculously Empowering Speeches to Hold You Over Until College Letters Come Out
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6 Super Motivating/Ridiculously Empowering Speeches to Hold You Over Until College Letters Come Out

Trust me: Everyone on our staff has been where you are right now. That pesky, anxious wait for those stupid letters. The moments were you wake…

Trisha’s Story: Dealing with the Deferral
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Trisha’s Story: Dealing with the Deferral

As an early decision applicant, the process to college becomes extremely final. One application, one school, one acceptance. The next four years have suddenly been…

The High School Bucket List: A Mechanism to Keep You From the Insanity of Waiting
The Toolbox

The High School Bucket List: A Mechanism to Keep You From the Insanity of Waiting

Waiting for college letters can be terrible. Senioritis has got you in the firmest of grips, and all you can do is wait for something…

Summer: How To Do It (and Get Resume/Street Cred)
The Toolbox

Summer: How To Do It (and Get Resume/Street Cred)

The ticking of the clock on the wall. The nervous tapping of someone’s foot. The continual clicking of a pen. A bead of sweat slips…

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