TAKE A CHANCE

How many students my age have blogs that are read in mass? I’m suspecting that not many do, but that’s how wonderful and unique this position is. I have the honor of sharing my first year college experience with people all across the country. I have the...

ABCs, more important than 123s

Many high school students are under the impression that getting into college is all about the numbers—that is, test scores, GPA, and APs. But the truth is, colleges come across a much larger percentage of applicants that fall into their average GPA and SAT pool than...

C-Cubed & Turkey Day

In typing this blog last year, I wrote about the influence of certain mentors who helped support and motivate me during the college application process.  As a sophomore, I’m still thankful for those people and remain in contact with many of them, but the situation is...

Decisions, decisions, decisions.

I could totally be cliche and let the college applicant know that I was in his or her shoes just a year ago, looking for the place where I would spend the next four years of my life and really wondering if I would find the right place. And after looking at various...

Expectations Pt. 3

Expectations Pt. 3 As I sit in a now deserted library, my self-made calculus study guide being my only companion, feeling the pressure of midterms, my thoughts begin to wander. I think about the people having fun tonight, those who are going out and ignoring the fact...
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