The Perks of Reading

The Perks of Reading

I’m not going to lie, I judge someone a tiny bit if he or she answers the question “Do you like reading?” with a prompt,…

“Is It May Yet?” & Other Senior Year Laments

“Is It May Yet?” & Other Senior Year Laments

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have several seniors blogging about ups,…

Your New Year’s Resolution: Self-Assigned Reading

Your New Year’s Resolution: Self-Assigned Reading

I’d like to imagine that college professors put a lot of time and effort into building their respective curricula for any given semester. I’d also…

7 Dostoyevsky Quotes to Help You through College and Life

7 Dostoyevsky Quotes to Help You through College and Life

Given that finals season is beginning and we’re all feeling a little more stressed than usual, I figured it was probably time for a part…

4 Steps for Learning How to Speed Read

4 Steps for Learning How to Speed Read

Standardized testing, for some of us, is a breeze. For others, however, it can be a time-consuming monster, especially if you read painfully slow. Actually,…

Conquering the Critical Reading Section: Just Read

Conquering the Critical Reading Section: Just Read

The blaring light from the table lamp spreads across the pages of one of those SAT Ultimate Guides filled with endless drills and timed practices. Many…

How I Used One Class Period and $3 to Ace an AP

How I Used One Class Period and $3 to Ace an AP

Admittedly, it’s a bit more complicated than the title suggests, but I promise all the effort I put into obtaining a 5 on the AP…

Student Loans: Taking Out More than You Need

Student Loans: Taking Out More than You Need

When looking for methods to cover your tuition after scholarships and financial aid, you’ll probably look at private students loans. Did you realize that private…

8 Books You Must Read to Be Considered Cool

8 Books You Must Read to Be Considered Cool

There are some things you must know about to be considered “cool” in school. Like Iron Man and Captain America are Marvel and Superman and…

3 Ways to Keep Sharp During the Last of the August Lull

3 Ways to Keep Sharp During the Last of the August Lull

I think everyone knows the feeling of going back to school after a break and suddenly realizing that you have absolutely no idea what you…

Looking Back: What I Wish I’d Done in High School

Looking Back: What I Wish I’d Done in High School

I attended my little brother’s high school graduation recently, and (since I’m clearly now ancient, as a rising college senior), it made me a wee…

The TP Staff Weighs In: 13 Nonfiction Books You Have to Check Out

The TP Staff Weighs In: 13 Nonfiction Books You Have to Check Out

You know the novels that The Prospect staff swoons over. You know why you should be reading nonfiction books. But which nonfiction books should you be…

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