Op-Ed: The Meaning of Meaninglessness

Op-Ed: The Meaning of Meaninglessness

What’s the point? Why do most of us spend twelve years in a classroom to learn things we might not even retain, and spend another…

5 Awesome Activities for Budding High School Scientists

5 Awesome Activities for Budding High School Scientists

Along with grades, extracurricular activities are extremely important. Not only do they add another dimension to university applications, but also they shape our interests, help…

Why You Should Recycle Your College Essays

Why You Should Recycle Your College Essays

We’ve all heard the classic college application horror story: sending off the “Why Princeton” essay to Yale or some variation thereof. And while this is…

Do AP Classes Make You a Better Person?

Do AP Classes Make You a Better Person?

“What’s the point?” Over and over throughout the school year I’ve heard various peers express that sentiment about AP classes. “When will I ever need…

In Defense of Vocational/Trade Schools

In Defense of Vocational/Trade Schools

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela. With this quote in mind, I have a question:…

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