Tag Archives: College

True to Your Heart

Applying to colleges is already stressful enough, so when you add the stress from family, friends, and teachers you can become very overwhelmed. Everyone has a different opinion on how you should edit your college essay, or on the timing to apply to a certain…

Early Decision – Ready to Commit?

If you’re a high school senior this year you might find yourself surrounded by the stress of applying to colleges. Finding colleges you want to apply to is one thing, but figuring out when to apply is a whole other ordeal. I wanted to run…

young woman jogging in morning sunlight

The Dreaded 8am

The most common piece of advice people told me before I went to college was “don’t sign up for the 8 am class – you’ll hate yourself”. I went through my freshman year wary of their advice – I never took a class earlier than…

College: How Do I Get There?

It’s right there on the horizon, you know it’s coming and it’s scary. It’s college, this big scary concept which seems like no one truly understands. How do I apply? How do I pay for it? How will I know what college is right for…

High School Graduate

Opening Your College Letters – Part 2

What everyone hopes for is that they will be accepted to every single college they applied to, but many times that’s not what happens. It’s very likely that your growing pile of letters in the coming weeks and months will be filled with some “yes’s”…

Waiting for that College Letter – Part 1

The mailbox. The old, rusty thing you’ve walked by on your way home from high school for the past four years. The thing you hardly ever paid attention to unless it was your birthday and your grandparent was known to send a card with some…

College Freshman

Applying Early Decision to College

Applying to college is extremely stressful. Now imagine applying to only ONE school, under the agreement that you’ll have to attend that school if you’re accepted. That’s a huge gamble and risk, and that’s exactly the risk I took when I applied to Tufts University…

Back to School

Back to School 2013

As the summer wraps up, it’s time to start thinking about going back to school. I’m sure you want to put off the thought for as long as humanly possible, but it’s always good to get back into the school mindset a couple of days…

K's Corner

K’s Corner: Choosing a College Major

First of all, what does it mean to “major” in something? It basically means choosing the area you’re going to focus your studies on. For example: liberal arts or general studies, business, psychology, technology, criminal justice, nursing, etc. It depends on where you go to…