Op-Ed: School Doesn’t Have to Come First

Op-Ed: School Doesn’t Have to Come First

I’ve been out of high school for close to 8 months now and after being so removed from it, I finally understand what everyone meant…

How to Know You’re Overcommitted in College

How to Know You’re Overcommitted in College

When you get to college, figuring out which organizations and clubs to join can be difficult. Between involvement fairs and mass emails, you hear about…

What to Expect When Taking the ACT as a Freshman

What to Expect When Taking the ACT as a Freshman

While major standardized tests are commonly regarded as the territory of high school juniors and seniors, a number of underclassmen (and middle-schoolers) are gathering their…

Why You Should Think Twice Before Sharing Your Test Scores

Why You Should Think Twice Before Sharing Your Test Scores

A few weeks after the stress of test-taking subsides, a new stress sets in: actually getting your scores. And then even if you got the…

Do ACT or SAT Prep Books Actually Help?

Do ACT or SAT Prep Books Actually Help?

Before I had to take the ACT my junior year of high school, teachers practically beat us over the head with strategies to use and…

Op-Ed: Standardized Test Scores Aren’t Forever

Op-Ed: Standardized Test Scores Aren’t Forever

I am a rising junior in college. The only times my SAT or ACT scores have even crossed my mind in the past two years…

The Pros and Cons of Learning versus Just Getting Good Grades

The Pros and Cons of Learning versus Just Getting Good Grades

What is the point of school? Why do we have to go to class? What do I even get out of all of this? Many people…

The Importance of Setting Aside a Relaxation Hour

The Importance of Setting Aside a Relaxation Hour

No matter how much we love the idea of sitting in a classroom nearly all day for five days a week, all types of students…

How APs Can Hurt You During Freshman Year of College

How APs Can Hurt You During Freshman Year of College

Let’s start with the facts: in the six months that I have been in college, I’ve already mentally changed my major 4 times. I started…

8 Simple Do’s and Don’ts of Test-Taking

8 Simple Do’s and Don’ts of Test-Taking

If there’s one thing all students absolutely despise, it’s test taking. Let’s be honest here. It doesn’t matter if a student is at the top of the…

5 Ways To Use Your College Friends As A Resource for College Apps

5 Ways To Use Your College Friends As A Resource for College Apps

Watching your older friends head off to college can be hard. When you do have the chance to catch up with them on how college…

Understanding “No Child Left Behind” Policies

Understanding “No Child Left Behind” Policies

The United States initially presented itself as the epitome of first world education and advancement towards innovational freedom. Nowadays, we are often falling behind other…

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