2 Strategies to Keep Yourself From Writing Formulaic Essays

2 Strategies to Keep Yourself From Writing Formulaic Essays

The ability to write effectively is a skill that requires constant polishing throughout a lifetime and as you grow and mature, you’ll want your writing…

These Quick Tips Will Remind You That You Studying Is Subject-Specific

These Quick Tips Will Remind You That You Studying Is Subject-Specific

With second semester full swing, a lot of students are looking to boost their GPA’s before the school year ends. Being a senior, I can…

Op-Ed: For Those Who Hate Literature

Op-Ed: For Those Who Hate Literature

“Ugh, I hate this. What does this even mean?!” I could probably pay for (just the ten thousands digit) of my college tuition if I…

How to Choose Between Similar Writing-Related Majors

How to Choose Between Similar Writing-Related Majors

Creative writing, journalism, English, and communications – what’s the difference? It seems like schools will often offer a variety of writing programs that all seem…

How to Cure Writer’s Block by Taking Risks

How to Cure Writer’s Block by Taking Risks

Whenever I want to cure my writer’s block, I refer back to one of my favorite Humans of New York interviews by Brandon Stanton. “If…

Has High School Diminished Interest in Reading?

Has High School Diminished Interest in Reading?

The sad fact is that many kids today do not read for pleasure. Researchers have found that after the age of 8, interest in reading “sharply…

How to Get through AP Computer Science Without Losing Your Mind

How to Get through AP Computer Science Without Losing Your Mind

Three days before Sophomore year, I enrolled in AP Computer Science for reasons unbeknownst to me now. Even though I can’t remember why I switched…

How Exploring the Humanities in College Will Benefit You

How Exploring the Humanities in College Will Benefit You

“You’ll never get a job.” “What are you even going to do with that degree?” “Why are you even in college? The humanities aren’t something…

How to Love (or at Least Tolerate) Core Subjects in School

How to Love (or at Least Tolerate) Core Subjects in School

Everyone has their likes and dislikes and fortunately there are usually ways to indulge in our likes and avoid our dislikes. However, when it comes…

What I Learned From Taking AP English Language

What I Learned From Taking AP English Language

My APEL teacher calls APEL a one of a kind experience. While most teachers would say the same for their classes, in most cases, success…

Rhetorical Studies: Change the World with Language

Rhetorical Studies: Change the World with Language

Ugh, I thought, scrolling through the website for my university’s Communication Department. Who would want to study rhetoric? Well, it turns out I would, in…

Never Stop Learning and Stick With the Challenges

Never Stop Learning and Stick With the Challenges

This article is based on the 10 habits of highly successful people laid out in Scott Steinberg’s book Make Change Work for You. Click HERE to win a free…

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