How I handled moving from Hawaii to the South

“Aloha, Hauʻoli kēia hui ʻana o kāua”, which translates to “hello, pleased to meet you,” is what I would tell you if I lived back home in the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii; however, I no longer live in Hawaii and majority of the people I encounter will not know what I am saying.  My … Continue reading How I handled moving from Hawaii to the South

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How to decide if a Magnet High School is Right for You

Students across the nation are increasingly gravitating towards magnet schools to get experience as well as knowledge of their future career path before they even set foot on a college campus. Now you are probably wondering, “What exactly is a magnet school?” Magnet programs are established within schools to help students gain knowledge and direct … Continue reading How to decide if a Magnet High School is Right for You

5 Fool Proof Ways to Stay Motivated to Study

If you’re like me, finding the motivation to study can be hard. The slightest, most irrelevant thing can distract you, and unlike the general population that can just sit down and instantly get to studying, you need that extra push. This article is filled with tips and tricks to motivate you to stop watching the … Continue reading 5 Fool Proof Ways to Stay Motivated to Study

3 Things I noticed on my college visit to the University of Washington

A large part of the college search, such as research programs, professors, and even learning about clubs and campus activities, can take place online nowadays. While that can be a great thing, there are still some things that you just cannot find out about online. For those readers who are already heavily considering attending certain … Continue reading 3 Things I noticed on my college visit to the University of Washington

3 Best ways to eliminate stress as a student

As you finally start to get into the swing of things when the back to school adjustment period is over, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everything going on. With so many activities and classes to keep up with, it can be hard to let yourself take a break and really relax. These suggestions are ways to … Continue reading 3 Best ways to eliminate stress as a student

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

How to apply to college if you have a disability

Tens and thousands of students with disabilities enroll in college every year. Applying to college can be a stressful experience. It may be even worse for disabled students because they must worry about not just if the schools offer the best possible education route for them but also if they provide enough accommodations to assist … Continue reading How to apply to college if you have a disability