The Great Debates: Exploring High School Policy Debate

The Great Debates: Exploring High School Policy Debate

The people I immediately know are going to quit the team come to the first meeting and ask, “Can I join the debate club?” I…

What You Need to Know About SING! (And Getting Involved With Musicals in General)

What You Need to Know About SING! (And Getting Involved With Musicals in General)

At my school in New York City around the months of February and March, life revolves around SING!: a student-run, school-wide musical that is a…

Dealing with Perceived Inadequacy in College

Dealing with Perceived Inadequacy in College

Maybe you were at the top of your class back in high school. Maybe you weren’t. Maybe you were involved in a multitude of activities…

Understanding the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Athletic Conference

Understanding the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Athletic Conference

So you’ve played a sport your entire life and you’re ready to continue it at university level… Except you’re going to be doing it somewhere…

5 Truths That Will Help You Overcome Fears of Inadequacy in College

5 Truths That Will Help You Overcome Fears of Inadequacy in College

So you’re fresh out of high school, dripping with the many laurels of graduation. I’m guessing you’re a bit of an “overachiever.” That word is…

The 5 Biggest Ways High School & College Differ

The 5 Biggest Ways High School & College Differ

It’s no secret that your high school and college experiences are going to be drastically different. Here are some reasons why: 1. Freedom In high…

Exploravision: An Alternative to Science Fair

Exploravision: An Alternative to Science Fair

One year in high school, instead of competing in the usual science fair (typically involving the Intel Science and Engineering Fair through a series of…

Mentorship in High School: How to Get Started

Mentorship in High School: How to Get Started

If you’re one of those people itching to get into a lab, hoping to jump start your future in researching, or strengthen their extracurricular section…

13 STEM Competitions That You Should Apply For

13 STEM Competitions That You Should Apply For

The field of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) is growing at a steady pace as businesses and corporations reach out to students for innovative…

Op-Ed: The Downside of Being Valedictorian

Op-Ed: The Downside of Being Valedictorian

We have written a great article on the flaws with the class ranking system, but how does the class ranking system feel to someone who’s…

4 Things to Do If You Don’t Make the Cut

4 Things to Do If You Don’t Make the Cut

What do Michael Jordan and Bradley Cooper have in common? They have both experienced rejection.  Michael Jordan did not make his high school varsity basketball…

Academic Decathlon? More Like Nerd-athlon

Academic Decathlon? More Like Nerd-athlon

Whenever I mention my school’s Academic Decathlon team, people’s first response tends to be “What? What did you say?” Admittedly, Academic Decathlon (commonly referred to…

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