Leave Behind Those Sticks and Stones
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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…

Bridging the Gap Between Students and the Gap Year Option
Adventures of Gap Year Hooligans

Bridging the Gap Between Students and the Gap Year Option

When you first make friends in college, they ask you all sorts of questions. What’s your name? Where are you from? What do you do?…

The Do’s and Don’t’s of College Facebook Groups (or, “How to Not Be ‘That’ Kid on the Internet”)
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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 Dance Marathon: College Philanthropy at Its Finest (and Most Twerk-Filled)
College Life

The Dance Marathon: College Philanthropy at Its Finest (and Most Twerk-Filled)

We all hear about how much money and time college students donate to charitable organizations. Every college or university has a plethora of clubs that…

The Stack: Campus Divestment Movement
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The Stack: Campus Divestment Movement

Attention all environmental justice activists! Today’s lineup will be addressing the divestment movement that is spreading across campuses. Basically, these college student activists and their environmental…

¡Los Locos Scholarshipos!
Financial Aid

¡Los Locos Scholarshipos!

Unfortunately, “scholarshipos” is not a real Spanish word; it’s becas. However, learning Spanish is not the point of this article (but it may very well be…

Enabling Senioritis: The Best Ways to Procrastinate on the Internet
College Life

Enabling Senioritis: The Best Ways to Procrastinate on the Internet

I know, we’re horrible. But for all you seniors (or juniors…or sophomores…or just normal human beings) looking for ways to procrastinate your homework (or job…or…

College Breaks: The Breakdown
College Life

College Breaks: The Breakdown

I found myself scissoring broccoli. Scissoring, I tell you. Obviously, kitchen knives aren’t allowed in freshman dorms, but seriously? I was spending my first college Thanksgiving…

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