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Take It? OR Leave It?

As I pack for college, I find myself asking whether I need this thing or that. There are a number of things I would love to take it with me, and have around me. 476 more words

Freshly Pressed

5 tips for extracurricular activities

Extracurricular activities can play a big role in college admissions. While grades and test scores are important, your extracurricular activities can be one way to set yourself apart from the other students. 462 more words

College Planning

Back to School Frenzy

It’s September 1st, and in the US at least we’re right in the middle of the back to school frenzy.  A lot of schools have already been back in session for a week or two. 331 more words

Advice And Tips

Special Guest Writer--Jenny Wu (post grad): Lessons From a post-Grad

Do you have an approach to college? Have you thought about what your goals for college are? I didn’t. For those of you who are just starting to apply, who have just stepped on their campus of choice for the first week of classes, or who have just switched their major for the first time, remember this: you must be bold in college. 473 more words


Surviving in a Large Lecture-2

Previously I discussed how important the Instructor is to having a great experience in a large class. You also have a big responsibility in a large class. 416 more words


Surviving in a Large Lecture 1

For better or worse, many of you will likely take large classes in college. In case you’re wondering what “large” means, it’s relative—that is, it’s defined in comparison to the size of the other classes at your school. 356 more words


Special Guest Writer--Luisa Kickler (Student): First Day of Classes is Finally Here!

The moment you’ve been waiting for all summer is finally here and guess what? You are actually freaking out. Don’t panic! With a little help, your first day of college will be a success. 462 more words