How to deal with parents when applying to college

I am terrified. I am the type of person who likes to present myself as capable and confident -- like I can do anything. I like to think of myself as pretty independent, and I rarely like to ask for help. Although most of the time I want to seem strong, the college application process … Continue reading How to deal with parents when applying to college

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What I Learned After Taking AP English Language Composition

Among the several English classes offered at a high school, AP English Language and Composition, or simply, AP Lang, is a class that anyone in any grade in high school has the opportunity to tackle. By tackle, I mean tackle. The average student will gain valuable resources of the English language from taking this class. … Continue reading What I Learned After Taking AP English Language Composition

Five Things to Check Before Submitting College Applications

With the first semester almost under the belts of seniors across the country, the college application process is coming to a close. Deadlines are quickly approaching and it is easy to become completely overwhelmed by last minute application tid-bits. Here are some important key points to keep in mind and double check before submitting your … Continue reading Five Things to Check Before Submitting College Applications

The Summer Senior Slump: Getting Ready for Senioritis and the College Application Process

Defining the Slump The day I am writing this article is the day that I had my first interview for an internship. The day I am writing this article is the day I had a summer meeting for a club that I am an officer for. The day I am writing this article is the … Continue reading The Summer Senior Slump: Getting Ready for Senioritis and the College Application Process

Ways to Learn About Colleges Without Visiting Them

Autumn is dawning upon us in just a few weeks, which means a couple things: holidays, festive Starbucks drinks, and of course, college applications. The college application process is practically a world on its own, connecting our high school world with our soon-to-be college world. The first step to the college application process is actually … Continue reading Ways to Learn About Colleges Without Visiting Them