Grades, Transcripts, and Letters of Rec! OH MY!!

The fall semester of 2011 was a busy semester; while everyone was debating between scary or sweet costumes, I was debating on whether or not I wanted to attend college. As September was winding down, the pressure to apply to college was hovering over my shoulders like...

A Scary-Sweet Situation

A few months ago I found myself in a scary place that many of you high school readers may find yourselves in a few months. I found myself in a classic scary-sweet moment; I had received my acceptance letter from my dream school (sweet) but I did not have enough money...

College Applications are like Chinese food

My college application process was like a bowl of sweet and sour chicken (which by the way according to my Chinese roommate is not real Chinese food, but nonetheless) because it was both exciting and bitter at times. Luckily however I made it through and so I learned...

Take a Breath and Push Through

Getting into college is hard; at least that’s what I was thinking this time last year while going through the application process. When senior year rolled around I didn’t really have a clue where I wanted to go for college, or what I wanted to do when I got there. As...

The Importance of a College Visit

For those of you who are seniors, you know that it is almost time to turn in that early decision application (if that is the decision you made). If you are not applying early decision, you still have a bit of time to fill out the application or make a list of where to...
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