What to Do the Summer Between Senior Year of High School and Freshman Year of College

What to Do the Summer Between Senior Year of High School and Freshman Year of College

Finals are done, prom is over, and the final graduation cap has flown through the air. You’ve made it through high school! First of all,…

5 Things I Wish I’d Done as a Second Semester High School Senior

5 Things I Wish I’d Done as a Second Semester High School Senior

Ever since turning the tassel on the last day of being a top dog, I always thanked my lucky stars for the fact that I…

9 Tips for Dealing with Homesickness After Moving to College

9 Tips for Dealing with Homesickness After Moving to College

So you made the move to the college of your dreams, but now you’re starting to miss home. Having feelings of homesickness are normal when…

7 TV Shows You Won’t Feel Guilty About Watching

7 TV Shows You Won’t Feel Guilty About Watching

While some television series are certainly worthy of being considered “mindless garbage”, not all of your down-time spent engaging in this activity has to go…

Why You Should Take Every AP Course You’re Interested In

Why You Should Take Every AP Course You’re Interested In

Not to pick favorites, but…it’s my little brother. He will be fourteen years old and entering high school soon, and I am so excited for…

The 7 Deadly Sins of High School

The 7 Deadly Sins of High School

High School – (n.) school attended after elementary school and junior high school; school with students in grades 9-12 or 10-12; a world of unlimited…

Why You Need to Get Along with Your Parents During the Admissions Process

Why You Need to Get Along with Your Parents During the Admissions Process

My Women’s and Gender Studies class is about girlhood. We talk about the importance of empowering girls, rather than painting them as romanticized victims as…

The Importance of Setting Aside a Relaxation Hour

The Importance of Setting Aside a Relaxation Hour

No matter how much we love the idea of sitting in a classroom nearly all day for five days a week, all types of students…

3 Advantages of Having a Mentor

3 Advantages of Having a Mentor

A mentor can come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes we find solace from student mentors. This can include an array of different types of…

Petitioning Financial Aid: What to Do When It’s Just Not Enough

Petitioning Financial Aid: What to Do When It’s Just Not Enough

You just got the big envelope (or digital notification) that you have been accepted to a school and you are thrilled (as you should be)….

Having a Spiritual Relationship in High School

Having a Spiritual Relationship in High School

Don’t worry. Despite the chance that based upon the title you may be asleep, I’m not planning to bore you by talking about my own spiritual relationships,…

The 5 Types of Parents Who Will Do Your College Apps

The 5 Types of Parents Who Will Do Your College Apps

The college application process is confusing in itself without parents further complicating the process. Sadly however, between our hormones and the generational gap, miscommunication that…

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