Help! Half My Friends are Sophomores

Help! Half My Friends are Sophomores

For as long as I can remember, I have been someone with older friends. Specifically, a year older. In second grade, I became friends with…

Lose the College Application Rivalry!

Lose the College Application Rivalry!

Competing with thousands of applicants all over the world for admittance into a college is already a given. We know that our applications will be…

Friends: The Family You Can Choose

Friends: The Family You Can Choose

For most people, the first few things that come to mind when the words ‘high school’ are uttered are academic related things such as Grade…

College Dating 101…and Yes, There Will Be a Final Exam!

College Dating 101…and Yes, There Will Be a Final Exam!

“Everything changes.” – Professor River Song Alright, so right off the bat you are probably wondering why I opened up my flagship art icle with…

Breaking Out of Your Shell: An Introvert’s Perspective

Breaking Out of Your Shell: An Introvert’s Perspective

As Kermit the Frog would say, “It’s not easy being green.” Well, it’s not easy being a college student either. Everything felt overwhelming both physically…

Gone But Not Forgotten: Keeping In Touch with Friends in College

Gone But Not Forgotten: Keeping In Touch with Friends in College

High school is arguably the most stress-inducing and confusing place for a teen. One of the best ways to get through the madness is to…

A Case Study of Perks Syndrome

A Case Study of Perks Syndrome

“Perks Syndrome”, as coined by Elizabeth Torres in her article last week, is the boatload of “feels” that come along with graduation and summer celebrations,…

A Clean Roommate Does Not Mean the Best Roommate

A Clean Roommate Does Not Mean the Best Roommate

One of the most difficult things I have had to deal with in college is residential life. Unlike most other schools, my college, UChicago, offers…

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