The Crooked Path

The Crooked Path

ShareOver four hundred days have passed since I plunged myself into life’s most suffocating contractual agreement: early decision. Now, I’m a year-and-a-half wiser, eighty-two weeks…

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The Early Decision and Financial Aid Dilemma

The Early Decision and Financial Aid Dilemma

ShareEarly decision application and financial aid are probably two of the most confusing and (seemingly) complicated things for students when applying to college. The idea…

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10 Best Ways to Learn About a School

10 Best Ways to Learn About a School

ShareAfter sifting through brochure after brochure, you start to notice that every school promises you a “life-changing  education” on a “beautiful campus.” So how do…

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The University of Michigan Makes Strides for Undocumented Students

The University of Michigan Makes Strides for Undocumented Students

ShareWith Detroit’s recent declaration of bankruptcy, and its reputation, along with Flint, for being one of the most dangerous cities in the United States, Michigan…

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Interview Tips

Interview Tips

ShareAt its worst, the college application process can seem terrifyingly impersonal. As one completes essay after essay, it can become easy to imagine a committee…

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Falling In Love With My Safety School

Falling In Love With My Safety School

ShareThe word that summarizes my college application experience is pressure. Pressure starting as early as seventh grade, when my sister got into Yale and I…

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Are Grading Systems Not Subjective Enough?

Are Grading Systems Not Subjective Enough?

ShareMost students can name at least one instance of receiving a grade they believed to be unfair. The Washington Post asserts that this is because…

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