So Your Counselor Wants You to Apply to Only State Schools…

So Your Counselor Wants You to Apply to Only State Schools…

At my California high school, if you go to talk to any of the counselors about college options, they will all say the same thing:…

The Teacher Who Doesn’t Teach: A GIF Piece

The Teacher Who Doesn’t Teach: A GIF Piece

We’ve all had those teachers who are not very good teachers. It’s unfortunate but true. Some teachers aren’t very engaging nor are they good at…

Choosing to Write in College

Choosing to Write in College

Let’s say you’re a writer, even if you “dabbled a bit” in high school–you had a journal, or you took a Creative Writing class. You…

6 Tips for Surviving AP Calculus

6 Tips for Surviving AP Calculus

Calculus. The subject whose name strikes fear into everyone’s hearts, from middle-schoolers to the elderly (who mostly get shocked when they hear about a kid…

First Semester Senior Year: The Ultimate Juggling Competition

First Semester Senior Year: The Ultimate Juggling Competition

I know it can seem sometimes like senior year of high school is eating you alive. But do not fret! There are some things you…

How to Survive Your Scheduling Woes

How to Survive Your Scheduling Woes

So, the sky is falling down. After weeks of painstaking planning and preparation, your best laid plans have gone awry–the dreaded schedule conflict has reared…

Procrastination: We’ve Put It Off Long Enough

Procrastination: We’ve Put It Off Long Enough

Procrastination is a disease every high school student suffers from. We work for eight hours a day taking challenging classes and juggling extracurriculars. Sitting down…

Tackling Fear of the Future

Tackling Fear of the Future

If you’re a high school student, odds are you know the famous questions: “What do you want to be when you’re older?” and “What college…

How to Survive the Craziness That Is the Beginning of School

How to Survive the Craziness That Is the Beginning of School

Personally, I always find the first and second months of school to be the busiest and the most stressful. Every day I seem to have…

7 Crazy High School Traditions

7 Crazy High School Traditions

Whether it’s in the form of a senior prank, a freshman initiation, or something for sports or homecoming, every school has their crazy high school…

Your Senior Year Mantra

Your Senior Year Mantra

Senior year is really cool. You can basically do whatever you want (socially, that is. Grades are still super important!), and there really won’t be…

APs and Honors Don’t Define You

APs and Honors Don’t Define You

There seems to be this idea that you have to be a student who fills their schedule with all AP and honors classes to be…

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