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...

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*BEEP* *BEEP* *BEEEEEP* went my cell phone’s crappy alarm. It was 6:32am on August 13, 2011. I could see it was still early because I did not hear the familiar Chicago traffic outside my window. As I wiped the boogers from my bloodshot eyes, I knew today was the day!...