How to Remain Calm When Arguing Your Perspective

How to Remain Calm When Arguing Your Perspective

I have witnessed a multitude of in-class arguments caused by absent-minded remarks and retaliations. When arguments come up in everyday conversations, or even in Model…

Op-Ed: For Those Who Hate Literature

Op-Ed: For Those Who Hate Literature

“Ugh, I hate this. What does this even mean?!” I could probably pay for (just the ten thousands digit) of my college tuition if I…

5 Tips for Becoming an A+ Note Taker

5 Tips for Becoming an A+ Note Taker

Whether you are a three months into your freshman year or three years into high school, one of the most important skills every high school…

Annie Abroad: Welcome to the Netherlands

Annie Abroad: Welcome to the Netherlands

My college is strange enough as is. We’re an “art school,” though my major is in political communications, and fit a lot of the stereotypes…

Why You Should Say What You Need to Say

Why You Should Say What You Need to Say

“A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.” As the first month of school is coming to a close, try to…

How to Navigate Discussion-Based College Classes

How to Navigate Discussion-Based College Classes

When many people think of college classes, they envision a huge lecture hall with a professor speaking into a microphone and flipping through a Powerpoint….

5 Lessons Learned From My Online Summer Class

5 Lessons Learned From My Online Summer Class

I’ve always been somewhat of an “over-achieving” student, always going the extra mile to make sure that everything I do, I do well. However, this…

How to Take Advantage of College Electives

How to Take Advantage of College Electives

College: the place to immerse yourself in Plato’s philosophy, to pursue groundbreaking research in astrophysics, and to explore your interest in…ratatouille? For many college students,…

What I Would Tell My College Freshman Self

What I Would Tell My College Freshman Self

All good things must come to an end and that includes one’s college career. After almost four years of successes, failures, adventures and mistakes, I’ve…

How to Succeed in a Large Lecture Class

How to Succeed in a Large Lecture Class

Whenever I went on college tours, the tour guide always mentioned those terrifyingly large freshmen classes—ones with 300-500 students packed into a lecture hall that…

3 Test Prep Options for Preparing for the SAT/ACT

3 Test Prep Options for Preparing for the SAT/ACT

Standardized testing can be one of the most daunting tasks of junior year, or any year of high school for that matter. And with this…

A Look at Classes That Are in Fact Biased (& How to Deal)

A Look at Classes That Are in Fact Biased (& How to Deal)

I went to a public high school in Connecticut where, like most other public high schools, teachers were supposed to stay completely (or at least…

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