How to Write College Essays About Discrimination as a Person of Privilege

How to Write College Essays About Discrimination as a Person of Privilege

If you’re applying for specific scholarships, once you get past the first round of college essays — the common app, perhaps a school-specific supplement or…

How to Deal with Microaggressions

How to Deal with Microaggressions

I went to a pretty progressive high school. The students—the ones I knew, at least—were respectful and socially conscious, bullying was taken seriously, and I…

Op-Ed: Why Stereotypes for Extracurriculars Suck

Op-Ed: Why Stereotypes for Extracurriculars Suck

To those still stuck in high school, extracurriculars can represent one shining beacon of light in a dark, gloomy abyss of essays and exams. They…

Op-Ed: Archaic Mindsets and My Tentative Embracing of Feminism

Op-Ed: Archaic Mindsets and My Tentative Embracing of Feminism

I’ll try to accurately recall the situation as best as I can: It was the end of lunch, and my friend told me about her…

The Struggle Is Real: Feminism in High School

The Struggle Is Real: Feminism in High School

WARNING: This may trigger you if you have had a traumatic experience with sexual assault or abuse.  I’m a feminist. I believe in equality for…

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