We Interrupt This Program To Bring You…Early Admit Decisions

We Interrupt This Program To Bring You…Early Admit 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,…

Should You Use Free Application Waivers from Colleges?

Should You Use Free Application Waivers from Colleges?

College admissions season means an abundance of emails from colleges all across the country. Some of them talk about the assortment of majors they offer…

Talking to Your Parents About College Choices

Talking to Your Parents About College Choices

Parents. We’ve all got them. And until this point, we’ve relied on them for the entirety of our lives. Naturally, it makes sense to take their…

Major Changes & the Nature of Decision-Making in College

Major Changes & the Nature of Decision-Making in College

When you think about it, life comes down to a series of split-second decisions you make on a daily basis. You are deciding every moment…

Why Receiving Mail from Colleges Is Important (and Awesome)

Why Receiving Mail from Colleges Is Important (and Awesome)

Your first piece of college mail is like a beautiful, heartfelt love letter that leaves you feeling great about yourself. As far as you’re concerned,…

Jenny’s Story: My College Journey to the University of Pennsylvania

Jenny’s Story: My College Journey to the University of Pennsylvania

College was always in the back of my mind while I was growing up. As the daughter of Chinese immigrants, my parents always emphasized the importance…

Benjamin’s Story: My College Journey to Northwestern University

Benjamin’s Story: My College Journey to Northwestern University

I don’t remember when my college admissions journey started, but for as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to go to Yale….

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…

High School Dance Team versus Studio Dance

High School Dance Team versus Studio Dance

If you’ve danced your whole life and are preparing to enter high school, you might have a strong opinion about dance/drill team at your school….

Dorms: Hall Style Versus Suite Style

Dorms: Hall Style Versus Suite Style

Now that it’s May and most incoming freshman (or transfers) have made their final college decisions, it’s time to start thinking about living arrangements. At…

The Pre-College Checklist Every Incoming Freshman Needs

The Pre-College Checklist Every Incoming Freshman Needs

I’ve decided to hold back on my typical conversational intro in order to preserve the crispness of this piece. Instead: HOLY CRAP WOW IT’S OVER…

Decision Day, Finances, and the Tale of the Awkward Prefrosh

Decision Day, Finances, and the Tale of the Awkward Prefrosh

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have five seniors blogging about ups,…

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