Stuck in the Middle (of Two Colleges)

Stuck in the Middle (of Two Colleges)

So, I can finally say that I’ve survived my college admissions season. Of the sixteen schools I applied to, I was accepted into fourteen of…

A Look into the Exciting World of Art History

A Look into the Exciting World of Art History

Ever since I took AP Art History in high school I have always considered majoring in art history. I truly enjoyed learning about key architectural…

A Tale of 8 College Decisions

A Tale of 8 College Decisions

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,…

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),…

Open or Core: Which Curriculum is Right For You?

Open or Core: Which Curriculum is Right For You?

Whether you’ve just started your college search or are looking to cut some schools from your list because eighty-three might be too much to handle,…

Sophie’s Story: My College Journey to Columbia University

Sophie’s Story: My College Journey to Columbia University

When it came time to start looking at colleges, the first thing my unknowing sophomore self did was open the huge copy of Rugg’s Recommendations…

There’s No Problem I Can’t Solve with a Color-Coded Spreadsheet

There’s No Problem I Can’t Solve with a Color-Coded Spreadsheet

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, downs,…

Fly-In Programs: How to Visit Colleges for Free

Fly-In Programs: How to Visit Colleges for Free

Are you interested in visiting a college for free? Yes, for free. No, not your local community college or state school. I’m talking about a…

Televisionaries: How TV Portrays the College Application Season

Televisionaries: How TV Portrays the College Application Season

Television successfully parodies our lives in so many ways, from the educational apathy of My So-Called Life to the day-to-day antics of Modern Family. Whether…

3 Celebrities Who Put Education First

3 Celebrities Who Put Education First

More often than not, you often hear about young celebrities, such as Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber, talking about putting off college to focus on…

Generation Citizen: Learning Outside the Classroom, In a Classroom

Generation Citizen: Learning Outside the Classroom, In a Classroom

Twice a week, I walk off campus from my calculus lecture or biology lab, across the street to Fordham High School for the Arts. The…

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…

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