5 Things All Seniors Need to Do for Financial Aid Now

5 Things All Seniors Need to Do for Financial Aid Now

This summer for seniors marks the beginning of their journey to college (after all those standardized tests and AP exams). It’s the time to figure…

7 Reasons You Consider a College Near (Or In) a Big City

7 Reasons You Consider a College Near (Or In) a Big City

When deciding where I wanted to go to college, I went through the standard questions. Do I want a big school or small school? East…

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…

Op-Ed: Finding Culturally Safe Spaces on College Campuses

Op-Ed: Finding Culturally Safe Spaces on College Campuses

Author’s Note: This article and its title are inspired by Beverly Daniel Tatum’s Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? My story…

Are Name-Brand or “Elite” Colleges Really Worth All That Money?

Are Name-Brand or “Elite” Colleges Really Worth All That Money?

As the college application process rapidly approaches, hundreds of thousands of rising seniors are trying to figure out what schools they want to apply to….

How to Mentally Prepare for College if You Hated High School

How to Mentally Prepare for College if You Hated High School

I hated high school. I know there are probably thousands of soon-to-be high school graduates who can say the same with a disappointed sigh and…

How to Find Reliable Recommendations and References

How to Find Reliable Recommendations and References

The perfect reference can be key to landing an amazing job, internship, scholarship, or college admission. The rest of your application allows you to show who…

4 Ways to Have a Productive Summer

4 Ways to Have a Productive Summer

When you’re in the middle of final exams and papers, all you can think of is how you are going to do absolutely no work…

Why You Should Try Tutoring or Teaching Others

Why You Should Try Tutoring or Teaching Others

While I can’t say that I definitely plan on becoming a teacher or instructor of some sort when I grow up, there are a ton…

Yes, Some Colleges Makes You Apply to Join Clubs

Yes, Some Colleges Makes You Apply to Join Clubs

I was in for a big surprise when I started college. In high school, it had been easy to get involved. You just showed up…

The 20 Types of People You’ll Meet In College

The 20 Types of People You’ll Meet In College

Because college is full of interesting personalities. 1. The Campus Celebrity This person does it all; they bring the party with them where ever they…

7 Tips for Being the New Kid in School

7 Tips for Being the New Kid in School

Moving isn’t always black and white. There are pros and cons to it: fresh start, not knowing anyone, being in an unfamiliar environment, having room…

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