Op-Ed: For Those Who Hate Literature

Op-Ed: For Those Who Hate Literature

“Ugh, I hate this. What does this even mean?!” I could probably pay for (just the ten thousands digit) of my college tuition if I…

3 Ways to Learn More Outside the Classroom

3 Ways to Learn More Outside the Classroom

Between classes, homework, work and everything else students are up to, it’s difficult to find time in my busy schedule to do anything extra. By…

Op-Ed: We Need to Read More, Especially in the Modern Age

Op-Ed: We Need to Read More, Especially in the Modern Age

We live in an age of accessibility, of abundance, of excess. In some cases, information flows more freely than water (especially in Flint, Michigan). By…

5 Books That Helped Me Get Through High School

5 Books That Helped Me Get Through High School

In high school, I loved my books more than I loved people. While this does sound a lot like the angsty “I love pizza more…

8 Classic Books to Read Over a Break

8 Classic Books to Read Over a Break

As college students, when we go on any kind of break from school, reading should probably be one of the last things on your mind….

How to Get a Ton of Reading Done Very Quickly

How to Get a Ton of Reading Done Very Quickly

It’s midnight and you have to read 80 pages for your 8:30 am class. What do you do? Set Goals Before you start studying, you…

Has High School Diminished Interest in Reading?

Has High School Diminished Interest in Reading?

The sad fact is that many kids today do not read for pleasure. Researchers have found that after the age of 8, interest in reading “sharply…

How to Keep Up with the News No Matter What Your Age Is

How to Keep Up with the News No Matter What Your Age Is

This is not an article about why you should read the news. High school and college students already get enough of that from teachers, parents,…

12 Books to Add to Your Fall Reading List

12 Books to Add to Your Fall Reading List

A book is a powerful tool, it has the ability to introduce a mind to a new world, dive into a mystery, and educate us…

The Importance of Personal Time in High School

The Importance of Personal Time in High School

As a high school student, it seems as though my time is everything other than “me” time.  There is time set aside for school, for homework, for…

What Practicing Self-Love Has to Do with College Applications

What Practicing Self-Love Has to Do with College Applications

Throughout life, we are loved dearly and we love others dearly. But we sometimes forget to love ourselves just as dearly as we are loved…

Welcome to the Real World

Welcome to the Real World

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,…

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