Op-Ed: The Meaning of Meaninglessness

Op-Ed: The Meaning of Meaninglessness

What’s the point? Why do most of us spend twelve years in a classroom to learn things we might not even retain, and spend another…

What Schadenfreude Has to Do With High School

What Schadenfreude Has to Do With High School

Ever been to a circus act before? Were you awed by elephants playing with hula hoops? Amazed at how the trapeze artists seamlessly flew through…

Why A Psychology Major Is the Coolest Thing Ever

Why A Psychology Major Is the Coolest Thing Ever

Psych was pretty much my favorite show when I was a pre-teen (and I’m still totally down for a rerun marathon anytime), so it should…

A Look Inside the Brain: An Introduction to the Neuroscience Major

A Look Inside the Brain: An Introduction to the Neuroscience Major

As a neuroscience major, one of the first questions I am often asked is “What do you actually study?” It is a valid question, especially…

The Problem with “Seasonal Friends”

The Problem with “Seasonal Friends”

In the freezing winter, you bundle up and get cozy with your favorite coat. In the warm spring, you let your toes loose in your favorite…

7 Questions to Ask During Any Accepted Students Day

7 Questions to Ask During Any Accepted Students Day

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted into one of the schools on your college list. I assume you approve of the academic program of the school, since…

Why I Changed My Prospective Career 5 Times

Why I Changed My Prospective Career 5 Times

It started in second grade with a joke: “When I grow up, I want to become a hobo.” Although it was spoken more to myself…

AP Overload: How Many APs Is Too Many?

AP Overload: How Many APs Is Too Many?

One result of the increasingly competitive college application process is that students feel that they must overload themselves with clubs, activities, and school work—particularly AP…

The Connection Between Exercise and the Mind

The Connection Between Exercise and the Mind

For as long as I can remember, I have been told to exercise. When I was little, it was my parents encouraging me to “go…

Freud’s Not A Fraud: 3 Tips to Pass AP Psychology

Freud’s Not A Fraud: 3 Tips to Pass AP Psychology

Taking an AP class can be a daunting task to many. You’ve probably heard horror stories of kids failing miserably and tales of six hours…

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