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…

Almost, Kind of, Sort of Getting Senioritis

Almost, Kind of, Sort of Getting Senioritis

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,…

How to Nail a College Admissions Interview

How to Nail a College Admissions Interview

After submitting your essay and anxiously checking for emails, the moment has finally come. All of those days spent daydreaming about how any potential interview…

The Ultimate Way to Organize Your College Apps

The Ultimate Way to Organize Your College Apps

I’m a bit of a geek when it comes to organizing: I live for color-coded notes and perfectly labeled folders. The purpose is, in part…

6 Tips to Being More Confident During the Admissions Process

6 Tips to Being More Confident During the Admissions Process

Confidence always seems to be this magical life changing thing that everyone keeps talking about. But I’m here to tell you how it can impact…

Crafting a College Interview Cheat Sheet

Crafting a College Interview Cheat Sheet

Gather ’round ladies and gents, for today is the glorious day in which you will learn how to rock your college interviews with poise and…

What’s It Like Being a First Generation College Student?

What’s It Like Being a First Generation College Student?

Although my father was born in another country, he has dual citizenship with America and Panama. My mother’s grandfather crossed from Mexico during the Great…

How to Tackle Alumni Interviews

How to Tackle Alumni Interviews

For those of you applying to private colleges/universities, alumni interviews are a common practice. Though it is often optional, you should take advantage of the…

TP’s Complete Guide to Having an Awesome College Trip

TP’s Complete Guide to Having an Awesome College Trip

You can comb through the pamphlets, you can scour the website, and you can have an awkward Skype conversation with your mom’s friend’s brother who graduated from…

Sexual Harassment Policies on College Campuses: An Interview with Researcher Jasmyn Chacko

Sexual Harassment Policies on College Campuses: An Interview with Researcher Jasmyn Chacko

Name: Jasmyn Chacko College: Syracuse University Major: English Education and Spanish Position at TP: College Writer Summer Internship: Research Assistant So to start off, tell…

Meet Julie Zeilinger, Author of ‘College 101: A Girl’s Guide to Freshman Year’

Meet Julie Zeilinger, Author of ‘College 101: A Girl’s Guide to Freshman Year’

Prospies, as you all know, we here at TP love a good book, and we’re even more obsessed with literature that can help all of…

Op-Ed: It’s Okay to (Want to) Transfer

Op-Ed: It’s Okay to (Want to) Transfer

Now that most colleges have notified their applicants about their admissions decisions, students all across the country are faced with an important life choice: what…

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