5 Misconceptions of College I Got From the Media

5 Misconceptions of College I Got From the Media

I remember when I was younger and seeing different movies and television shows that were set at different colleges. They seemed so fun and made…

Freshman Year of College: Expectations versus Reality

Freshman Year of College: Expectations versus Reality

Blame it on TV, movies, or maybe even your college-aged friends, but we all have certain ideas about college life when we first step foot…

The 3 Most Important Things to Remember When Applying to Colleges

The 3 Most Important Things to Remember When Applying to Colleges

Everything you think you know about college is wrong. Or if not wrong, at least not entirely right. If you haven’t experienced college yourself, everything…

How to Manage Expectations and Realities of College

How to Manage Expectations and Realities of College

Many students, most likely due to the mythical aura that surrounds college for those who have not yet experienced it – prolonged by the countless…

Op-Ed: The Reality of College Honor Codes

Op-Ed: The Reality of College Honor Codes

I go to the type of college that has an honor code that strongly affects academics. Homework is often a sheet going around and we…

Breaking the Dream School Illusion

Breaking the Dream School Illusion

The school whose football team you rooted for the majority of your life. Your parent’s alma mater. The “everyone wants to go there” school. The…

Op-Ed: The Pictures vs. Reality of Freshman Year

Op-Ed: The Pictures vs. Reality of Freshman Year

I have openly said it before: I did not enjoy my first semester freshman year. I had a many acquaintances but I hadn’t really made…

The 10 Best TV Marathons to Watch During Finals

The 10 Best TV Marathons to Watch During Finals

College finals are just about ready to sneak up and destroy us all. While this week or two is usually dedicated to studying, it’s also prime…

Op-Ed: Hello, My Name Is Foreign-Sounding

Op-Ed: Hello, My Name Is Foreign-Sounding

It might depend on the region a person lives, his or her socioeconomic status, or even if his or her tongue is or is not…

Kicking Away The Summertime Blues

Kicking Away The Summertime Blues

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have five seniors blogging about ups,…

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