5 Tips for Avoiding Extracurricular Work Overload

5 Tips for Avoiding Extracurricular Work Overload

“The best cure for procrastination is to have so much on your plate that procrastination is no longer an option.” This is one of my…

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…

3 Tips for Finding Time for Yourself in College

3 Tips for Finding Time for Yourself in College

College is your chance to potentially be more social than ever before – you probably live in a dorm, have roommates, communal bathrooms, dining halls,…

5 Professional Essentials for College Students

5 Professional Essentials for College Students

Nearly every college student goes to school to get an education that will hopefully allow them to get the job of their dreams. In order…

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…

College Study Habits to Start Practicing in High School

College Study Habits to Start Practicing in High School

As I am writing this, I am about a month away from the end of my first semester of college. Going into college, I expected academics to…

Why Being Lazy Doesn’t Have to Be a Problem

Why Being Lazy Doesn’t Have to Be a Problem

We’ve all been there. A mountain of homework sits atop your desk, incomplete, as you stare blankly into the void that is your bedroom wall….

Knowing When You Should Drop an Extracurricular

Knowing When You Should Drop an Extracurricular

If you’re an overachiever (which, given your visit to the Prospect, I’m guessing you are), you were probably pretty involved in high school. When you…

The Basics of Applying to Colleges Internationally

The Basics of Applying to Colleges Internationally

Starting the college application process as an international applicant can be intimidating. Very intimidating. As a fellow international applicant, I’ve survived to tell the tale…

What I’ve Learned About Time Management

What I’ve Learned About Time Management

A skill so crucial in today’s fast-paced society that living without it would be almost impossible, time management is more just a trite and hackneyed…

5 College Habits to Practice During Summer

5 College Habits to Practice During Summer

Did you ever stare in awe at those people who seemed to have it all together? Who seemed like they were in possession of some…

4 Tips and Tricks for Surviving AP Exam Season

4 Tips and Tricks for Surviving AP Exam Season

There’s less than a month remaining until the dreaded first two weeks of May arrive. If you’ve clicked on this article, chances are that you…

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