Peer Health Exchange: Transforming Teen Health Education

Peer Health Exchange: Transforming Teen Health Education

As a high school student living in a pretty privileged area around DC, I can say that many of my peers (including myself, many times),…

Growing Up Over the Summer

Growing Up Over the Summer

Yesterday, I bought groceries for myself for the first time. Of course I went to the supermarket before, but there is a different feeling when…

Important College Qualities: Location, Location, and…Culture?

Important College Qualities: Location, Location, and…Culture?

When deciding between colleges, people remind you to consider the number one rule of real estate: location, location, location. I underestimated this factor for most…

Standardized Tests Are NOT Everything!

Standardized Tests Are NOT Everything!

Here we are, at the beginning of test season. You’re probably getting ready to start those private tutoring sessions or small prep classes that your…

9 Reasons Why My “Diet College” is Freaking Awesome

9 Reasons Why My “Diet College” is Freaking Awesome

Recently my director told me that while he was studying abroad with students from all sorts of “normal schools”, they kept telling him that our…

Happy Ally Week 2013!

Happy Ally Week 2013!

GLSEN’s Ally Week starts next Monday, October 21st and goes through the 25th. Ally Week celebrates the existence of a very important but often underappreciated…

What It’s Like to Go to an Arts School

What It’s Like to Go to an Arts School

As I enter my second month here at Columbia College Chicago, I can’t help but chuckle when my friends post Facebook statuses about how much…

Cassie’s Sassy (and Totally Biased) City and College Guide to Chicago

Cassie’s Sassy (and Totally Biased) City and College Guide to Chicago

You’ve read my opinion on how Chicago is easily the greatest city in the country (and possibly the world) so I bet you’re tired of…

The Midwest Is Pretty Too: Top 5 Most Beautiful College Campuses in the Midwest

The Midwest Is Pretty Too: Top 5 Most Beautiful College Campuses in the Midwest

My friend and fellow writer at The Prospect, Eric Aldieri, posted a list of the top 5 most beautiful college campuses in New England, and I…

Are You Ready for Life in a City?

Are You Ready for Life in a City?

For most of you, going to college in the fall means moving somewhere new (even if it is just a few hours away) and for…

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