Op-Ed: A High Schooler’s Perspective on Racial Justice

Op-Ed: A High Schooler’s Perspective on Racial Justice

Stories upon stories about broken race relations continue to pop up in the news. In response, millions of activists and young people are asking for…

How to Write College Essays About Discrimination as a Person of Privilege

How to Write College Essays About Discrimination as a Person of Privilege

If you’re applying for specific scholarships, once you get past the first round of college essays — the common app, perhaps a school-specific supplement or…

How to Fight the Unfairness of Standardized Tests

How to Fight the Unfairness of Standardized Tests

You don’t need to be a communist to realize that our so-called standardized tests aren’t fair. We’ve already catalogued a few weaknesses of standardized tests, but additional critiques abound….

What I’m Thankful For This College Admissions Season

What I’m Thankful For This College Admissions Season

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, downs,…

Understanding Privilege, Chapter 3

Understanding Privilege, Chapter 3

“I have a gay cousin from Alaska, can I set the two of you up?” “Uh, sure…?” The funniest part is that this conversation has…

Understanding Privilege, Chapter 2

Understanding Privilege, Chapter 2

A little while ago, we discussed what privilege exactly was, and how it affects various members of society. Today, we will talk about how privilege…

Op-Ed: Understanding Privilege, Chapter 1

Op-Ed: Understanding Privilege, Chapter 1

During my study abroad trip this summer, I met an interesting young woman who hailed from the heart of Georgia. She is a rising junior…

6 Useful Tips for Handling College Decisions

6 Useful Tips for Handling College Decisions

It’s March, which means college decisions are coming out rapidly. You hardly have time to come to terms with one school’s rejection before you are…

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