10 Ways to Prepare for the Spring Semester

10 Ways to Prepare for the Spring Semester

After what seemed like a lengthy fall semester, it’s finally time to unwind and relax as college kids head home for the holidays. The holidays…

The Prospect Does Dorm Design

The Prospect Does Dorm Design

I don’t know about you, but I’m a sucker for interior design. Always have been, always will be. When I was a kid, I binge-watched HGTV…

Evernote: A Productivity App To Save Your Academic Life

Evernote: A Productivity App To Save Your Academic Life

It’s almost the first day of classes and you’re confident that this will finally be the year that you start and stay organized. Your planner will…

What You Actually Need in Your School Bag

What You Actually Need in Your School Bag

In past years, one of my favorite things about a new school year would be shopping for school supplies. I like being organized and color-coded,…

Op-Ed: Put Down Your Self-Help and Guidance Books

Op-Ed: Put Down Your Self-Help and Guidance Books

Three weeks ago at around 10pm on a Saturday night I broke down in Target. I could go on for pages about the many reasons…

Reflections on Student Council

Reflections on Student Council

What do you associate with your high school’s student council? In schools across America, the impression of different student councils are as varied as the…

5 Organization Tips for the Disorganized Students

5 Organization Tips for the Disorganized Students

Between school work, studying, extracurricular activities, and finding time for a social life, it’s nearly impossible to keep track of everything. When I first started…

Leadership: It’s Definitely Not Easy

Leadership: It’s Definitely Not Easy

With the ever increasing competition, it is important to expand your skills and abilities beyond the classroom. One way to do this is to participate…

TP’s 2014 20 Under 20: 20 Amazing Teens Changing the World

TP’s 2014 20 Under 20: 20 Amazing Teens Changing the World

A lot of people talk about how kids are “the future” and that the fate of the world will rest in their shoulders in a…

Lights, Speakers, Audience: The Birth of a Conference

Lights, Speakers, Audience: The Birth of a Conference

As you know from my last article, I am obsessed with TED Talks. I love the idea of bringing people together to share ideas and…

College App Holy Grail: A Guide to Staying Organized

College App Holy Grail: A Guide to Staying Organized

I got the idea to make a college binder from my friend Lauren. We were working on apps at a local Starbucks when she whipped…

Is City Year for You?

Is City Year for You?

After I finally came to terms with the fact that I was going to take a gap year after high school, I frantically searched for programs…

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