Your Plan for Success: Don’t Have a Plan

Your Plan for Success: Don’t Have a Plan

So what are you majoring in? What do you want to be? What do you want to do with your life? If you’re in high…

5 Things I Would Tell My Underclassman Self

5 Things I Would Tell My Underclassman Self

Maybe it’s because the beginning of senior year has started, but I can’t help but feel nostalgic over my freshman, sophomore, and junior (okay, maybe…

The Journey from Bright, Sunny Southern California to the Middle of Nowhere Maine

The Journey from Bright, Sunny Southern California to the Middle of Nowhere Maine

On August 10th, I decided to venture to a place with no lights for the first time in my life to check out the beginning…

In Defense of Summer Camp

In Defense of Summer Camp

Chances are you, the reader, have some sort of extracurricular activity lined up over summer. Whether it is an internship, a research project, volunteering, or…

The Beginnings of a Gap Year: So You’ve Decided Not to Go to School Right Away?

The Beginnings of a Gap Year: So You’ve Decided Not to Go to School Right Away?

So you’ve decided not to go to college in the fall and it’s already almost August. Guess what? I did the same thing and I’m…

Music Memory: The Power of Playlists

Music Memory: The Power of Playlists

You have at least four years coming up that are going to be ripe with opportunity, especially the chance to make some lasting memories. You’re…

Hey, “President of 10 Clubs” Girl: You Look Really Nice on a Piece of Paper

Hey, “President of 10 Clubs” Girl: You Look Really Nice on a Piece of Paper

“Lord, won’t she just stop already? – How many clubs is she in, like ten? Has nobody told her, ‘Hun, calm it down, you’re gonna…

What Makes High School So High School?

What Makes High School So High School?

My school is a high school/middle school combo, so I sometimes run into middle schoolers and they ask, “What is high school like?” It’s funny…

#ForeverAlone: Perpetually Single Girl Talk

#ForeverAlone: Perpetually Single Girl Talk

When I was talking to my uncle about my plans in summer school, he warned me to stay away from the boys and focus on…

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,…

7 Ways Television Misinterprets High School

7 Ways Television Misinterprets High School

We’ve all seen High School Musical and heard the song “We’re All In This Together”, which tells us that high school is going to be supportive and…

How I Completely Changed My Mind About Everything…Twice

How I Completely Changed My Mind About Everything…Twice

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,…

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