AP Awards: What are they? Do they make a difference in college admissions?

AP Awards: What are they? Do they make a difference in college admissions?

ShareWhat can you do with great scores on your AP Exams? Well, other than report them to colleges (which is optional–no one ever has to…

Read Article →
Study Drugs on College Campuses

Study Drugs on College Campuses

ShareAdderall, along with other drugs which are usually prescribed to those with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, such as Vyvanse, Concerta, and Ritalin, are some of the…

Read Article →
Do Expensive Summer Programs Help Get You into College?

Do Expensive Summer Programs Help Get You into College?

ShareShort answer: Absolutely not. Long answer: Summer programs can run from free to almost $10,000. They are often hosted on elite college campuses and allow…

Read Article →
The Benefits of an Honors Program

The Benefits of an Honors Program

ShareFrom my experience in University Honors at Virginia Tech I have come to the conclusion that there is one primary benefit to being a part…

Read Article →
Honor Code

Honor Code

ShareYou know you’re in college when you finally realized that you miss the affectionate scrutiny from your high school teachers and advisors. Gone are the…

Read Article →
What's Legacy?

What’s Legacy?

Sharelegacy [ˈlɛ.gə.siː] n. something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past. From Old French legatie “legate’s office,” from Medieval Latin legatia, from…

Read Article →