Op-Ed: School Doesn’t Have to Come First

Op-Ed: School Doesn’t Have to Come First

I’ve been out of high school for close to 8 months now and after being so removed from it, I finally understand what everyone meant…

7 Lessons Learned From My First Semester of College

7 Lessons Learned From My First Semester of College

I’ve officially been home from college for 2 weeks and to say that everything’s different is probably the biggest understatement in the world. Although I…

The Benefits of Being Distracted

The Benefits of Being Distracted

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have several seniors blogging about ups,…

4 Mistakes You Should Make in College

4 Mistakes You Should Make in College

To-may-to, to-mah-to. What some may call mistakes, I call a learning opportunity. We are often told stories about what college like: how it’s the best…

3 Reasons Why You Don’t Need to Switch Your Major

3 Reasons Why You Don’t Need to Switch Your Major

Close your eyes and imagine for a bit. After having a fun, relaxing summer and an orientation that makes you happy to kick off the…

Making the Grade: The Last 5% to an A+

Making the Grade: The Last 5% to an A+

I often strive for perfection. Who doesn’t? After all, getting a 100% on a test is always a heartwarming experience. Yet that last 5% is often…

The Perks of Reading

The Perks of Reading

I’m not going to lie, I judge someone a tiny bit if he or she answers the question “Do you like reading?” with a prompt,…

Is This Class Really For Me? 7 Things to Consider

Is This Class Really For Me? 7 Things to Consider

We all have those classes that we tend to not do the best in. For some it’s math and for some it can be a…

3 Reasons to Avoid the Senioritis Bug This Season

3 Reasons to Avoid the Senioritis Bug This Season

It’s one of the biggest rites of passage of senior year: the chance to contract senioritis. While not a literally fatal disease, senioritis could be…

Still Trying to Find the High School Balancing Act…In February

Still Trying to Find the High School Balancing Act…In February

As high school students, we juggle too many things to count. So much in fact, we could give circus clowns a run for their money….

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…

Op-Ed: Dealing with the Bad Grade Blues

Op-Ed: Dealing with the Bad Grade Blues

We all take tests in school. That’s basically what high school is–a bunch of tests. Some tests are so difficult that your brain feels like…

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