TP’s Guide to the IB CAS Requirement

TP’s Guide to the IB CAS Requirement

If your school offers the IB curriculum and you’re gunning for the full diploma, you’ll need to get the Creativity, Action, Service (CAS) requirement out…

The Power of Smiles

The Power of Smiles

For those in the retail industry, “service with a smile” is an age-old adage. Pleasing the customer is one of the basic tenants to running…

Minding the Gap: Welcome to the New Age

Minding the Gap: Welcome to the New Age

It’s weird to see pictures of my friends from college at o-week parties on Facebook. It’s weird that I’m not in them. Surreal, really. This…

Why You Should Consider a Public Service Major/Minor

Why You Should Consider a Public Service Major/Minor

Generation Y is generally known for its contributions to human rights issues, political perspectives, and devotion to public service, among other attributes. If you have…

The Pros and Cons of Service Trips

The Pros and Cons of Service Trips

It is not uncommon to hear about your classmates and friends choosing to go on service trips, or opportunities to volunteer abroad.  There are programs, such as…

How the Bridges Club at My School Is Making A Difference

How the Bridges Club at My School Is Making A Difference

There are so many superfluous clubs in high school that it’s difficult to know which ones will be worth your time. There are the “fluff” clubs, the…

What It’s Like to Be in a Non-Social Fraternity

What It’s Like to Be in a Non-Social Fraternity

When I mention that I’m involved in a fraternity, everyone quickly corrects me (“I think you mean sorority…”) and jumps to conclusions that I’m either…

The Beginner’s Guide to Service Clubs

The Beginner’s Guide to Service Clubs

Do you love helping others? Are you looking for a new experience? Well, service clubs are just the clubs you are looking for! However, there…

Pre-Meds: The Caffeine Addicted, Cut-Throat, Control Lovers

Pre-Meds: The Caffeine Addicted, Cut-Throat, Control Lovers

…and so much cooler than everyone else (Then again, I’m biased.). You’re pre-med. Which means everyone thinks you’re insane, an overachiever, and (though they won’t…

6 Reasons Why Volunteering Is Important (and Awesome!)

6 Reasons Why Volunteering Is Important (and Awesome!)

The college admissions process is, to put it mildly, stressful. Not only do we as students study tirelessly to keep an appealing GPA, trudge through…

Americorps: The Ultimate Alternative Education Experience

Americorps: The Ultimate Alternative Education Experience

In today’s world, college-aged students are wanting to get more and more involved with world issues. College is a great place to stimulate intellectual and…

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