Oh great, here we go again (sophomore year)

Ok, so honestly, first year, freshman year, you will probably get your butt kicked. Seriously- different environment, high expectations, you’re on your own- even if you’re a beast academically, you will get your butt kicked. Even if you are a social butterfly, you...

A holiday poem from Center for Student Opportunity

‘Twas the night before college application deadlines and all through the town Each and every student was stirring, at least one with a frown. From considering publics, to privates, Ivies, Big Ten, and more Each student was hoping to send in their highest test score  ...

Dreaming with Open Eyes

55-41. That was the Senate’s final vote on the DREAM Act. Thousands of undocumented students received a huge blow when these long-anticipated results came in. The DREAM Act, in essence, provides hard-working students, who have lived the majority of their lives in the...

Staying the Course

I am sorry I haven’t been able to post for quite a while. I have been very busy with classwork and then finals. However, finals are finally DONE! I am so happy to have finished my first semester of college. It went so quickly, and now I have seven more semesters to...

Draw A Picture With Words

Ask any admissions staff what aspect of an application makes a student stand out and they will reply that it is the essay. There is really no way to stress the importance of the essay component during the college application process. Being one of the most important...
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