Tag Archives: College

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…

K's Corner

K’s Corner: Where Are You Planning To Go To College?

I remember what it was like to be in high school. Every family reunion I went to it seemed like I was asked the same exact question: “Where are you planning to go to college?” Sophomore year, the thought hadn’t even crossed my mind! I’d…

College Freshman

Freshman Year Jitters

So you’ve moved into your freshman dorm. You’re surrounded by new people, professors, classes and you’re in a completely new environment. You’re miles from home and your usual routine. Are you overwhelmed yet? Well here’s the good news – every freshman on campus is probably experiencing the…

Salem State University

Finally Made My Decision!

I’m going through a very exciting period of my life right now. I just made a decision on where I’ll be spending the next four years of my life, which is Salem State University. I can honestly say that the whole college process is fairly…

School Club

Exploring Interests Aside from Your Major

So I’m writing this mainly for the college kids out there who find themselves extremely interested in something other than what they’re studying. Some may feel they should change their major, but this isn’t the best option, especially as a junior of a senior. Changing a major could mean losing credits,…

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Going off to College Soon

I know it’s been a while since I wrote a blog entry, but things have been very hectic, especially with school. As the New Year begins and I approach graduation day, it’s harder and harder to grasp the fact that I will be a freshman…

Friends at College

Settling Into College

Settling into college is a process, and so, it takes time. If you’re in your freshman year, you’re well on your way. For example, you’ve probably moved your things into your dorm, which means you’ve already become more independent. Maybe you’ve done your laundry, gone…

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Applying to College: What Makes a Good Essay?

It can be difficult, challenging, and down right frustrating when it’s time to choose a topic for your college entrance essay. As a senior in high school, I personally know how hard this task can be – to write a high quality essay that will…

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Gearing Up for College

Many high school juniors are under the impression that senior year is going to be stressful due to the workload and the college application process; but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re planning to apply to college, here are things you’ll need to keep…

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College Safety

I’m sure that most of the high school graduates of 2010 who are planning on attending college in the fall are eager to get there. That’s how I felt last summer. I was excited to graduate from high school and even more excited to go…