A College Tour from the Perspective of a College Freshman

A College Tour from the Perspective of a College Freshman

My first thought: What am I doing here? It’s 34 degrees out. Sitting in the lobby of Northwestern’s newly constructed visitors’ center, I watched a…

4 Colleges You Need to Re-Add to Your List

4 Colleges You Need to Re-Add to Your List

There are a ton of good reasons not to apply to a school: it’s too far away, it’s too close, too big, too small, too…

Growing Up Over the Summer

Growing Up Over the Summer

Yesterday, I bought groceries for myself for the first time. Of course I went to the supermarket before, but there is a different feeling when…

Benjamin’s Story: My College Journey to Northwestern University

Benjamin’s Story: My College Journey to Northwestern University

I don’t remember when my college admissions journey started, but for as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to go to Yale….

Art History: The Perfect Cocktail Party Major

Art History: The Perfect Cocktail Party Major

While the title of this piece is mostly joking, Art History is often viewed as a major that is chosen by students who do not…

Jasmine’s Story: My Journey to Scripps College

Jasmine’s Story: My Journey to Scripps College

So, first things first–I applied to college through QuestBridge, a really awesome program for low-income, high-achieving students. I encourage anyone who thinks they just might…

Are You Ready for Life in a City?

Are You Ready for Life in a City?

For most of you, going to college in the fall means moving somewhere new (even if it is just a few hours away) and for…

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