Why We Need to Talk About Combating Academic Arrogance

Why We Need to Talk About Combating Academic Arrogance

Academic achievement is a bit like the acquisition of wealth. It means everything up to a certain point, after which it becomes utterly meaningless (well,…

Finding Silver Linings

Finding Silver Linings

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

Why You Should Nail Down Your Routines

Why You Should Nail Down Your Routines

Yesterday I spent the whole day watching “How to Get Away with Murder.” Was it an effective use of my time? No. Was it entertaining?…

Why You Need Positive Affirmations Now

Why You Need Positive Affirmations Now

The power of positive thinking is truly remarkable. Without the self-confidence and personal belief that you can and will succeed, it is often terribly difficult…

Where Your Parents Fit in with Your Success

Where Your Parents Fit in with Your Success

There are some parents that don’t have any expectations for their kids. They just need a talk with their kids to realize that they are…

The Ultimate College Freshman Mistake

The Ultimate College Freshman Mistake

“Freshman Mistakes,” include but are not limited to: swiping right on Tinder for your RA, arriving 45+ minutes early to a class only to find…

Op-Ed: There’s Nothing Wrong with Living an “Ordinary” Life

Op-Ed: There’s Nothing Wrong with Living an “Ordinary” Life

“I’m so afraid that I’ll just go to college and get a boring job and get married and never do anything to be remembered by.” Raise…

Op-Ed: Adversity Is the Best Education

Op-Ed: Adversity Is the Best Education

Benjamin Disraeli, a British politician from the 19th century, once said, “There is no education like adversity.” I couldn’t agree more with this statement. From…

The Smart Kid’s Guide to Dealing with the OCC (Overly Competitive Classmate)

The Smart Kid’s Guide to Dealing with the OCC (Overly Competitive Classmate)

There is always that kid. That kid who always tries to sneak a peek over your shoulder at your test score just so he can say, “Oh,…

Op-Ed: The Best School Isn’t Always The Closest

Op-Ed: The Best School Isn’t Always The Closest

When I received my high school acceptance letter in the mail, I felt like Charlie in “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”. It was my…

Your Plan for Success: Don’t Have a Plan

Your Plan for Success: Don’t Have a Plan

So what are you majoring in? What do you want to be? What do you want to do with your life? If you’re in high…

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