How AP Classes Can Do More Harm Than Good

How AP Classes Can Do More Harm Than Good

Advanced Placement courses have become something of a requirement for a stable transition into an acclaimed university. This doesn’t come as a surprise—colleges love intelligent…

Op-Ed: Never Do an Extracurricular Just for College Apps

Op-Ed: Never Do an Extracurricular Just for College Apps

We all have that friend. The friend who tells you that they’re starting a new club. And you’re briefly interested so you ask them, “Why?”…

Ayyan’s Story: My College Journey to Stony Brook University

Ayyan’s Story: My College Journey to Stony Brook University

To be honest, I really can’t pinpoint when my college admission journey began. Growing up in a well-educated South Asian immigrant family, scholastic success was seemingly…

Why College Visits Don’t Really Matter in the End

Why College Visits Don’t Really Matter in the End

No matter how many people say that college visits are important to determining where you want to go, they truly are not. What is shown…

What It’s Like to Fill Out Transfer Apps on Your Gap Year

What It’s Like to Fill Out Transfer Apps on Your Gap Year

I am not a procrastinator. Last year, I started every paper as soon as it was assigned. I got all my assignments done earlier enough…

If You Have a Medical Condition, Here’s What to Consider During the College Application Process

If You Have a Medical Condition, Here’s What to Consider During the College Application Process

The college search process is easily one of the scarier things you will do in your life. From college essays to the SATs and ACTs…

6 Things I Wish I’d Done Differently With My College Apps

6 Things I Wish I’d Done Differently With My College Apps

It’s here. It’s the thing you’ve worked so hard the past three years of high school for. You’re low-key freaking out. Hakuna Matata! I asked…

How to Motivate Yourself During the Admissions Process with Visual Calendars

How to Motivate Yourself During the Admissions Process with Visual Calendars

College application season is notorious for pushing seniors to their limits of procrastination. After all, no matter how many times people say that essays can…

Welcome to the Other Side

Welcome to the Other Side

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,…

4 Things to Know When Navigating the Admissions Process as a First-Generation Student

4 Things to Know When Navigating the Admissions Process as a First-Generation Student

For first-generation students (those who are the first in their family to attend college), the idea of applying to a four year university can at…

Why It’s Okay to be the Only One From Your High School at Your College

Why It’s Okay to be the Only One From Your High School at Your College

It’s the first day of orientation, you’ve just unloaded all your possessions from the family minivan, and you’re ready to start college life. Hungry and…

Yes, It’s Totally Okay to Care About Your Present and Your Future

Yes, It’s Totally Okay to Care About Your Present and Your Future

Have you ever been really, really passionate about something only to find out that people are making fun of you for caring so much? If…

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