Let’s Get Social: Your Guide to Making and Keeping Friends

Let’s Get Social: Your Guide to Making and Keeping Friends

To Sheldon Cooper’s chagrin, there is no fancy algorithm or equation that will automatically provide you with a close-knit coterie of lifetime friends. And yet,…

Managing Professional versus Personal Relationships

Managing Professional versus Personal Relationships

As many of you venture outside of your school and home to look for jobs and internships, you start to hear all about the benefits…

Losing Touch after High School

Losing Touch after High School

In fifth grade, my class took a three-day field trip to a campground in the neighboring town. There, I met my two best friends.  We…

How to Get a Glowing Recommendation From Your Guidance Counselor

How to Get a Glowing Recommendation From Your Guidance Counselor

For better or worse, letters of recommendation are required for most college applications. Unfortunately, asking for letters of rec is a first for many high…

4 Tips to Help You Make Sure You Don’t Join a Club You Hate

4 Tips to Help You Make Sure You Don’t Join a Club You Hate

Nobody likes being alone, and that’s why we constantly hear, “Join this club with me.” Let’s be honest, no one wants to sit in a…

4 Ways to Deal with “Are-We-Together-or-Just-Really-Good-Friends?” Relationships

4 Ways to Deal with “Are-We-Together-or-Just-Really-Good-Friends?” Relationships

High school is already quite stressful in it of itself with homework, jobs, and extracurricular activities. Of course, as if that isn’t enough, high school…

4 Tips for Supporting Your Friends’ Extracurriculars

4 Tips for Supporting Your Friends’ Extracurriculars

We’ve all been there: we try to make plans, but no day seems to work. One day it’s basketball in the way, another it’s a…

Confessions of a Socially Awkward Prefrosh

Confessions of a Socially 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,…

The 4 Types of Frenemies (& How to Deal)

The 4 Types of Frenemies (& How to Deal)

With high school comes drama, and one of the biggest causes and sometimes results of such drama are the dreaded “frenemies.” The status of your…

Op-Ed: Can Guys and Girls Really Just Be Friends?

Op-Ed: Can Guys and Girls Really Just Be Friends?

Note: This piece is largely an opinion, and there are, of course, exceptions to the rule. About a year ago, a friend of mine sent…

The Tales of the Recluse (and 4 Tips on How to Become a Social Being Again)

The Tales of the Recluse (and 4 Tips on How to Become a Social Being Again)

It’s November. Ah yes, the month where the only topic high school seniors talk about is college applications. Every question you get asked seems to…

Let’s Talk about Our Oldest Friends

Let’s Talk about Our Oldest Friends

Do you remember the first friend you made in elementary school? No? Well, think back really hard–got it? Got a mental picture? No? Okay, maybe…

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