6 Ways Your RA Can Help You in College

6 Ways Your RA Can Help You in College

Your Resident Advisor (RA) may be the most important resource you have at college. Not only can they provide you with vital information regarding how…

An Awesome Trick to Help You Write Your Personal Statement

An Awesome Trick to Help You Write Your Personal Statement

I wrote a story for a high school English class exactly twice in four years. Needless to say, when the Common App came along and…

3 Lessons Learned in a Philadelphia Basement

3 Lessons Learned in a Philadelphia Basement

On February 4th at 1:28pm EST, Golden Tea House posted a Facebook status announcing its discontinuation after three years of operation. To most people reading…

4 Ways the TV Show ‘Community’ Prepared Me For College

4 Ways the TV Show ‘Community’ Prepared Me For College

A lot of things have changed since my freshman orientation week, but my go-to “fun fact” has not: My favorite TV show is still Community….

3 Tips for Finding Community in College

3 Tips for Finding Community in College

A question I frequently get on my tours as well as from my friends from home is, “ Is there really a community at NYU?”…

6 College Films You Need to Watch Before Move-in Day

6 College Films You Need to Watch Before Move-in Day

I don’t know about you guys, but I love me a good collegiate film. Not really “everyone is hammered and wearing a toga” movies (sorry,…

So…What Do Sororities Do in the Summer?

So…What Do Sororities Do in the Summer?

A few weeks ago, we received a question in our Tumblr ask box wondering what sororities do in the summer. Well, the short answer is,…

Why Community Service is Awesome (and Incredibly Important)

Why Community Service is Awesome (and Incredibly Important)

In today’s world, which is fueled by technological devices and constant distractions, it can be easy to forget that there are other people. A simple…

What to Say Instead of “I Don’t Know My Future”

What to Say Instead of “I Don’t Know My Future”

Senior year seems to be the year of questions: “Where are you going to college?” “What do you want to study?” “What do you want…

Pros and Cons of Freshman Year at Community College

Pros and Cons of Freshman Year at Community College

When I was in high school, I can remember the social stigma associated with attending community college straight out of senior year. Because of the…

Op-Ed: School Pep Isn’t So Bad

Op-Ed: School Pep Isn’t So Bad

Pep rallies, homecoming games, and school rivalries. Ah, smells like teen spirit. While some high school students gladly embrace school spirit with enthusiasm and fervor,…

Americorps: The Ultimate Alternative Education Experience

Americorps: The Ultimate Alternative Education Experience

In today’s world, college-aged students are wanting to get more and more involved with world issues. College is a great place to stimulate intellectual and…

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