Monthly Archives: November 2016

Making the Most of Your College Visits

Making the Most of Your College Visits  When it comes to choosing the place you’ll spend the next chapter of your life, college visits are absolutely invaluable. It doesn’t matter if you stalk the university’s official Instagram, watch dozens of YouTube videos, read a pamphlet, and scour the school’s website – there is nothing quite…
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The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year

The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year If you haven’t heard, Malia Obama got into Harvard. While she probably jumped around gleefully in the privacy of her own bedroom (you know, in the Whitehouse), she responded coolly by saying, “Hold that thought.” Malia is going to take a year off between high school and…
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Some Tips to Ease Your Freshman Fears

Some Tips to Ease Your Freshman Fears Transitioning to high school is daunting. I remember walking to my very first high school class when ­– hooray! – I saw a friendly face in the sea of upperclassmen. I stopped to give them a quick, nervous hug, only to hear someone yell, “MOVE, FRESHMAN!” Ah, those were the…
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