Tag Archives: College

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…

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,…

Graduate

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…

Typing

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…