I Graduated Today. Here’s Why I’m Ending The Prospect

I Graduated Today. Here’s Why I’m Ending The Prospect

As you’re reading this, I’m walking across the stage at Wesleyan University, accepting my diploma, and praying that I don’t face-plant as I shake President…

Op-Ed: I Am More Than ‘Just A Freshman’

Op-Ed: I Am More Than ‘Just A Freshman’

  I am more than “just a freshman.” Sure, in the beginning of my fall semester, I was one of the “newbies” on campus. I…

It’s Comma Sense: Tackling the ACT English Section

It’s Comma Sense: Tackling the ACT English Section

Whether you are getting ready to take the ACT for the first time or you are re-taking the test to boost your previous score, brushing…

Namaste in School, Kids: Why You Should Try Yoga in College

Namaste in School, Kids: Why You Should Try Yoga in College

This is probably going to sound very #granola, but college is a great place to try yoga for the first time. I’m not pushing you…

What to Know Before Getting Your First Credit Card

What to Know Before Getting Your First Credit Card

Fact: Using a credit card can be downright confusing – especially for the first time. It’s pretty crazy to think that a single piece of…

How to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Your College Essay

How to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Your College Essay

When you begin the process of writing your college admissions essays, you may be at the corner of “overwhelmed” and “confused.” What prompt(s) should I…

How ACT/SAT Study Skills Come Into Play During College

How ACT/SAT Study Skills Come Into Play During College

For first-year college students, the world of exams usually feels like the land of confusion. Sometimes, it feels as though no amount of study guide…

Happy 3-Year Anniversary to The Prospect!

Happy 3-Year Anniversary to The Prospect!

I’ll keep it short ‘n’ sweet this year since I went on tangents the past two years (you can see those hot messes here and here):…

Time is Money: The 2 Meanings of “Cost” in College Apps

Time is Money: The 2 Meanings of “Cost” in College Apps

When it comes to the college search, application, and decision processes, prospective college students – as well as parents, families, and counselors – oftentimes find…

Your Guide to Religion and Spirituality in College

Your Guide to Religion and Spirituality in College

College is a crossroads in so many ways: academically and spiritually. We often focus on the former – and rightly so- but often we ignore…

To Buy or Not To Buy: Printers, Microwaves & Ethernet Cords, Oh My!

To Buy or Not To Buy: Printers, Microwaves & Ethernet Cords, Oh My!

In the months leading up to college move-in, I spent a substantial amount of time crafting lists of all sorts – lists of clothes to…

6 Things I Wish I Had Realized During College App Season

6 Things I Wish I Had Realized During College App Season

I don’t think anyone is ever really ready to do college applications. It’s a ridiculously lengthy and stressful process that no amount of AP classes…

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