2 Strategies to Keep Yourself From Writing Formulaic Essays

2 Strategies to Keep Yourself From Writing Formulaic Essays

The ability to write effectively is a skill that requires constant polishing throughout a lifetime and as you grow and mature, you’ll want your writing…

Op-Ed: We Need to Read More, Especially in the Modern Age

Op-Ed: We Need to Read More, Especially in the Modern Age

We live in an age of accessibility, of abundance, of excess. In some cases, information flows more freely than water (especially in Flint, Michigan). By…

How to Cure Writer’s Block by Taking Risks

How to Cure Writer’s Block by Taking Risks

Whenever I want to cure my writer’s block, I refer back to one of my favorite Humans of New York interviews by Brandon Stanton. “If…

The 10 Best Commencement Speeches Of All Time

The 10 Best Commencement Speeches Of All Time

It’s one of my favorite times of the year…commencement season! This year’s impressive lineup of commencement speakers have a lot that they have to live…

Why You Need Positive Affirmations Now

Why You Need Positive Affirmations Now

The power of positive thinking is truly remarkable. Without the self-confidence and personal belief that you can and will succeed, it is often terribly difficult…

10 Tips for Making New Friends in High School

10 Tips for Making New Friends in High School

Guilty as charged, turning to one’s cell phone has become a common method of inhibiting conversation. Forming new friendships and bonds is a daunting task…

Why I Love My College: Open Speeches and Seminars

Why I Love My College: Open Speeches and Seminars

Editor’s Note: If you’re afraid you won’t find your dream college like Chi, we highly recommend checking out Chegg’s college admissions tutoring service, where you get…

The Best College Essay Writing Advice I Have Ever Been Given

The Best College Essay Writing Advice I Have Ever Been Given

When I started my very personal and peculiar college application process—I do think everyone’s journey is different despite the universal components—writing essays was the most…

Will Your Major Make It Difficult to Find a Job after Graduation?

Will Your Major Make It Difficult to Find a Job after Graduation?

We all know the inevitable part-warning, part-tease when talking about college majors: “You know, it’s going to be hard for you to find a job.”…

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…

Op-Ed: My Thoughts on Duke’s Freshman Porn Star as a Duke Student

Op-Ed: My Thoughts on Duke’s Freshman Porn Star as a Duke Student

If there’s one thing my institution is known for (besides our overhyped basketball team and our plethora of rich white kids), it’s controversy. Four years…

5 Steps to Getting Active (for the Painfully Non-Athletic)

5 Steps to Getting Active (for the Painfully Non-Athletic)

I’m going to level with all of you, I’m pretty…uncoordinated. Okay, I’m painfully un-athletic. As a kid I tried everything. Soccer (too much running), basketball…

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