Repeat after me. It does not matter what college I go to. College does not have the power to validate me as a person. Period. Senior year is one long, obnoxious, drawn-out conversation about college: where everyone is applying, where they got in, where they really want to go, where they can afford to go,… Read More Why the College You Attend Does Not Validate You as a Person
Time is said to be not linear, but circular, and as we all learned in one of our first geometry lessons, circles are made of an infinite amount of points. Circles, like time, are never-ending. Not everyone believes in starting fresh on January 1st. Many people don’t make resolutions or never follow through with the… Read More Happy New Year! – A Guide to New Year’s Resolutions
As children, the thought of monsters under our beds used to keep us up at night, trembling with fear, wanting to cry for our mommies. As we matured, so did our monsters, becoming the dreaded season of finals that strikes fear into our very core. The magic fix used to be daddy showing us that the… Read More A Finals Survival Guide: How to Crush It This Year
School is back in season for most of us, or is starting back up soon, and that means early hours before the sun has risen, lots of coffee, and a whole lot of yawning. I used to be that person that would sleep till 4 in the afternoon, but as I’ve gotten older I’ve found… Read More How To Have Better Mornings
Once you hit junior year, the idea of college starts to become more real every day. Junior year is a great time to start preparing for college so that you are on schedule, and possibly ahead of the game. This post outlines some of the steps I took during junior year that can help everything… Read More Preparing for College: What You Should Be Doing During Junior Year
If you are in your junior or senior year of high school, you definitely need to be thinking about the SAT. For me, I chose to take it first semester of my junior year, when it was still the old SAT which is on the 2400 scale, to get it out of the way. It’s… Read More How I prepared for the SAT
In my case, watching Gilmore Girls with my mom had me motivated to go to Harvard at age nine. Even as I got older, and realized that there was more than Harvard (and that they have a 5% acceptance rate), I was still focused on college. I began reading things online and finding information about… Read More Where Do I Start?