4 Letter of Recommendation Mistakes I Managed to Avoid

shutterstock_106053551 NEW When I think of letters of rec, I can only picture my AP Language teacher’s whiteboard, where he listed the names of seniors who approached him for a letter of … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
October 30, 2014
 

A Women’s College with a Global Reach

In an increasingly global world, programs that equip students to go into an international economy are more and more valuable. Wesleyan College’s world-renowned global reach, diverse student body, and commitment to … Read More

written by
Sean Castillo
October 27, 2014
 

What I Learned From Taking SAT Subject Tests

shutterstock_194734247 When your standardized test scores feel like the be-all, end-all of your college applications, it’s no wonder it feels like everyone around you is stacking AP/IB exams and SAT Subject tests … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
October 27, 2014
 

6 Tricks to Make Your DIY Halloween Costume a Treat

shutterstock_225459757 With Halloween a week away, you’re probably not too keen on paying for express shipping – or even worse, the costume you’ve been planning all year has been sold out everywhere. … Read More

written by
Jacqueline Kim
October 24, 2014
 

5 Spine-Chilling Scholarships

Be sure to have an account with Zinch with a complete (or nearly complete) profile in order to look at and apply for the scholarships below. Signing up for Zinch and … Read More

written by
Sean Castillo
October 23, 2014
 

I Learned to Email the RIGHT Way With These 3 Rules

shutterstock_194185736 My senior year was full of awkward moments, and chief among them was the rather common reoccurrence of staring at a blank screen in my Gmail. The “To:” section included the … Read More

written by
Enoma Osakue
October 20, 2014
 

4 Tips I Used to Make My Homecoming Week Great

One-Does-Not-v67yeb Homecomings are often the first big event of the school year. Where I’m from, homecoming is a big deal. The tradition actually originated in Missouri as a way to encourage alumni … Read More

written by
Enoma Osakue
October 15, 2014
 

What I Learned When I Applied Early Action AND Early Decision

shutterstock_110932313 The November 1 deadline is coming up fast – you’ve been stressfully cramming in the last edits on your personal statements and running after your teachers for letters of recommendation. Every … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
October 13, 2014
 

Refer-a-Friend Giveaway Winners: Naomi and Kiyanna

Naomi was just minding her own business on a Monday afternoon after school when she got a text from her bestie and fellow senior at Arts High School, Kiyanna, urging her to sign up for Zinch. Nine days later, they … Read More

written by
Jordan Smallwood
October 9, 2014
 

5 College Admissions Terms I’d Never Heard Of

To this day, I see the college application process as one of the hardest, most stressful undertakings of my life. When you aren’t swamped with personal statements or contemplating begging on … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
October 9, 2014
 
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