Summer Classes After Graduation: Yay or Nay?

Summer Classes After Graduation: Yay or Nay?

The grass is greener, the days are longer, and the weather is hotter. As the students of East High School would say: “It’s summer time!”…

The World of Technical Communication and Writing

The World of Technical Communication and Writing

What is technical communication and writing? The Society for Technical Communication defines technical communication as “communicating about technical or specialized topics, such as computer applications medical procedures,…

SAT/ACT Prep Classes: Are They Really Worth It?

SAT/ACT Prep Classes: Are They Really Worth It?

Among the many things that we do during our high school lives, the SAT/ACT stand among the most important. They are what we as high…

4 Reasons Why You Should Take a Study Hall

4 Reasons Why You Should Take a Study Hall

There are many stereotypes surrounding students who voluntarily choose to take a study hall. They are typically seen as underachievers and total slackers. They are…

A Freshman’s Guide to Understanding GPA & Course Selection in College

A Freshman’s Guide to Understanding GPA & Course Selection in College

It’s a constant struggle. Through high school and college, when scheduling time comes around, your potential GPA is in the back of your mind throughout….

Florida Virtual School : Yay or Nay?

Florida Virtual School : Yay or Nay?

 Florida Virtual School? You mean now I can to go to school….Online? Now for some of you that may sound utterly despicable, but for the…

You’re Making Me Take What: Checking Colleges’ GenEd Requirements

You’re Making Me Take What: Checking Colleges’ GenEd Requirements

Editor’s note on what the Real College Checklist series is: Welcome to The Prospect’s latest series to help you stop being a confused motherfudger staring blankly…

I Take It You’re Not a Fan: Dealing with Teachers Who Can’t Stand You

I Take It You’re Not a Fan: Dealing with Teachers Who Can’t Stand You

Student-teacher relationships are inherently kind of weird. When you think about it, you probably spend more time on a daily basis with your teachers than…

5 Steps for Telling Your Parents You’ve Changed Your Mind

5 Steps for Telling Your Parents You’ve Changed Your Mind

High school is essentially a series of changes. You begin to grow up, to manage your time in a way that works for you, and…

Is This Class Really For Me? 7 Things to Consider

Is This Class Really For Me? 7 Things to Consider

We all have those classes that we tend to not do the best in. For some it’s math and for some it can be a…

9 Steps to Tackling Reading-Heavy APs

9 Steps to Tackling Reading-Heavy APs

My mentality is typical: “If it’s not due/I don’t have a test or quiz tomorrow, it doesn’t exist.” However, this mentality won’t make me very…

I’d Rather Go Through a Zombie Apocalypse Than Sit Through Health Class

I’d Rather Go Through a Zombie Apocalypse Than Sit Through Health Class

Here it is, guys–your guide to surviving health class without gouging your eyes out. At my school, it’s mandatory for all seniors to take a…

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