5 Things I Wish I Knew About Tests in High School

5 Things I Wish I Knew About Tests in High School

For as long as I can remember, I’ve never been a good test taker. Sure, I got pretty good grades in high school and took…

A Pep Talk on Failure

A Pep Talk on Failure

The truth about college is that it’s not really a chance at a “new start.” Sure, college is a chance to meet new friends, explore…

How to Deal with Failure in High School

How to Deal with Failure in High School

Around this time last year I was sitting anxiously in my mother’s car as the DMV employee inspected its exterior parts to ensure that everything…

Op-Ed: On Fulfillment and Failure

Op-Ed: On Fulfillment and Failure

No matter where you are in life, some things are just never easy to get through. Whether it’s studying for a test, trying to find…

Why Failure Is A Good Thing

Why Failure Is A Good Thing

My Experience with Failure I am not one to divulge my weaknesses. For years, I have been absolutely terrified of failure and while I have…

5 Things to Do to Recover From a Bad Fall Semester (Before Midterms Hit)

5 Things to Do to Recover From a Bad Fall Semester (Before Midterms Hit)

The Situation So, you failed a class, or multiple classes, and got put on academic probation. Perhaps you were not as involved in campus activities…

The Price of Perfectionism

The Price of Perfectionism

We like to say we’re just striving for the best, that we just abide by high standards of excellence. We like to tell ourselves that…

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